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"Women in London are like the rich silks; they are out of fashion a great while before they wear out." (12)

"'Tis very hard; the men must be young as long as they live, and poor women be thought decaying and unfit for the town at one or two and twenty." (12)

"Nature abhors and drives three out from society and commerce of mankind for breach of faith." (31)

"Thou god-adored! Thou ever-glorious sun! If she be yet on earth, send me a beam of they all-seeing power to light me to her. Or if thy sister goddess has preferred her beauty to the skies to be a star, O tell me where she shines, that I may stand whole nights and gaze upon her." (43)

"For my part, while I have a life and tongue, I'll curse the authors of my slavery." (58)

"I have long suffered it with a mother's laboring...

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