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Beauty can be feasted on.
A fair lady's smile is worth more than a thousand ounces of gold.
Women's estimable virtue is their softness.
Women can hold up half the sky.
A maiden marries to please her parents; a widow to please herself.
If Heaven decides to rain or your mother to remarry, there is no way to stop either.
She who marries for love marries well; she who marries for a big house does not.
A wife is sought for her virtue; a concubine for her beauty.
A wife's long tongue is the stairway by which misfortunes ascend into the house.
Slanders cluster thick around a widow's door.
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