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Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.

Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.

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It is preoccupation with possession, more than anything else, that prevents men from living freely and nobly.

It is preoccupation with possession, more than anything else, that prevents men from living freely and nobly.

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Law in origin was merely a codification of the power of dominant groups, and did not aim at anything that read more

Law in origin was merely a codification of the power of dominant groups, and did not aim at anything that to a modern man would appear to be justice

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Male superiority in former days was easily demonstrated, because if a woman questioned her husband's he could beat her. From read more

Male superiority in former days was easily demonstrated, because if a woman questioned her husband's he could beat her. From superiority in this respect others were thought to follow. Men were more reasonable than women, more inventive, less swayed b

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The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed, read more

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed, in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a wide-spread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible

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