Mary Wollstonecraft Quote

Hereditary property sophisticates the mind, and the unfortunate victims to it... swathed from their birth, seldom exert the locomotive faculty of body or mind; and, thus viewing every thing through one medium, and that a false one, they are unable to discern in what true merit and happiness consist.


A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (ed. 1793)

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Hereditary property sophisticates the mind, and the unfortunate victims to it... swathed from their birth, seldom exert the locomotive faculty of...

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Hereditary property sophisticates the mind, and the unfortunate victims to it... swathed from their birth, seldom exert the locomotive faculty of...

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Hereditary property sophisticates the mind, and the unfortunate victims to it... swathed from their birth, seldom exert the locomotive faculty of...

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Hereditary property sophisticates the mind, and the unfortunate victims to it... swathed from their birth, seldom exert the locomotive faculty of...