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Quotation by Honoré De Balzac
A wife is property that one acquires by contract, she is transferable, because possession of her requires title; in fact, woman is, so to speak, only man's appendage; consequently, slice, cut, clip her, you have all rights to her.
Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850), French novelist. Meditation Number XII, Canel (1829).
Balzac's generalizations about wives.
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