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The hardships of the English laws in relation to wives..pdf
The author compares English law to Civil law in instances of a women's abilities in different circumstances. It also includes the author's objections to different laws.

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This painting depicts a merchant attempting to buy his way into aristocracy through marriage.

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The picture is an engraving that depicts marriage as Cupid's snare and a fatal end of love, representing the matrimonial state as bondage.

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A suitor asks for a young woman's hand in marriage.jpg
A young lady looks on through the doorway as her suitor asks her father for her hand in marriage while her mother and another man watches.

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The map depicts the ocean of love surrounding the land of matrimony, but unable to access it in any way.

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This is a set of nine playing cards from the eighteenth century that have a twisted context. The cards each depict a range of catergories including: fourtune, death, marriage, gentleman, crimes, honour, graden, industry, and time.
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