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Lady Mary Chudleigh
“'Tis hard we should be by the men despised, / Yet kept from knowing what would make us prized; / Debarred from knowledge, banished from the schools, / And with the utmost industry bred fools.”
“Wife and servant are the same / But only differ in the name, / For when that fatal knot is tied, / Which nothing, nothing can divide, / When she the word obey has said, / And man by law supreme has made, / Then all that's kind is laid aside, / And nothing left but state and pride.”
Lady Mary Chudleigh, English poet, essayist
(1656 - 1710)
Full name: Lady Mary Lee Chudleigh.