The despotic power which the law gives to the husband may be a reason to make the wife assent to any compromise by which power is practically shared between the two, but it cannot be the reason why the husband does.

Thesensualist, indeed, has been the most dangerous of tyrants, and women have been duped by their lovers, as princes by their ministers, whilst dreaming that they reigned over them.

Home Index page [<< First] [< Previous] [Next >] [Last >>]
Image 9 of 55
Images_of_Turkey_09.jpg