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The legal theory is, that marriage makes the husband and wife one person, and that person is the husband.


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Liberty is not less a blessing, because oppression has so long darkened the mind that it can not appreciate it.



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I grew up so thoroughly imbued with women's rights that it was the most important question of my life from a very early day.





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