The power of earning is essential to the dignity of a woman, if she has not independent property. But if marriage were an equal contract, not implying the obligation of obedience; if the connexion were no longer enforced to the oppression of those to whom

It belongs to women–if I may be allowed the expression–to form an experimental morality, and to reduce the study of man to a system Women have most wit, men have most genius- women observe, men reason.

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