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... the virtue of female slaves is wholly at the mercy of irresponsible tyrants, and women are bought and sold in our slave market ...
There is no way of conveying to the corpse the reasons you have made him one--you have the corpse, and you are, thereafter, at the ...
In today's world parents find themselves at the mercy of a society which imposes pressures and priorities that allow neither time ...
Those at His mercy,--why, they please Him most
This good had full as bad a Consequence:
The Book thus put in every vulgar hand,
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Women of my age in America are at the mercy of two powerful and antagonistic traditions. The first is the ultradomestic fifties wi ...
Young children make only the simple assumption: "This is life--you go along...." He stands ready to go along with whatever adults ...
Instead of being at the mercy of wild beasts, earthquakes, landslides, and inundations, modern man is battered by the elemental fo ...
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who a ...
Our wisdom lies as much at the mercy of fortune as our possessions do.
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