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But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?

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The design of Rhetoric is to remove those Prejudices that lie in the way of Truth, to Reduce the Passions to the Government of Reasons: to place our Subject in a Right Light, and excite our Hearers to a due consideration of it.

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God is His own Design and End, and that there is no other Worthy of Him.

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Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice, and imitation and custom rear it up.

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The scum of the People are most Tyrannical when they get the Power, and treat their Betters with the greatest Insolence.

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Truth is strong, and sometime or other will prevail.

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Although it has been said by men of more wit than wisdom, and perhaps more malice than either, that women are naturally incapable of acting prudently, or that they are necessarily determined to folly, I must by no means grant it.

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The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes.

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Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good: and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom.

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EN 205 - Spring 2010: Astell, "Some Reflections Upon Marriage"

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