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" The vilest malefactor has some wretched woman tied to him, against whom he can commit any atrocity except killing her, and, if tolerably cautious, can do that without much danger of the legal penalty. "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 357
1873
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The Subjection of Women

John Stuart Mill - 1869 - 188 pages
...descending scale are men to whom are committed all the legal powers of a husband. The vilest malefactor has some wretched woman tied to him, against whom...except killing her, and, if tolerably cautious, can do that without much danger of the legal penalty. And how many thousands are there among the lowest classes...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1870
...descending scale are men to whom are committed all the legal powers of a husband. The vilest malefactor has some wretched woman tied to him, against whom...except killing her. and. if tolerably cautious, can do that without much danger of the legal penalty. And how many thousands are there amongst the lowest...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1870
...committed all the legal powers of a husband. The vilest malefactor has some wretched woman tied to hirai against whom he can commit any atrocity except killing her, and, if tolerably cautious, can do that without much danger of the' legal penalty. And how many thousands are there amongst the lowest...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 114

1873
...sure sign of their own degree of education, or of the capacities and acquirements of their own fomale relations. Mr. Mill takes the extravagant instance...be altered by giving the woman legal independence ? A man cannot kill his wife in the exercise of marital authority, nor will her legal independence...
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On Liberty: The Subjection of Women

John Stuart Mill - 1895 - 394 pages
...descending scale are men to whom are committed all the legal powers of a husband. The vilest malefactor has some wretched woman tied to him, against whom...except killing her, and, if tolerably cautious, can do that without much danger of the legal penalty. And how many thousands are there among the lowest classes...
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Essays on Sex Equality

John Stuart Mill, Harriet Taylor Mill - 1970 - 242 pages
...descending scale are men to whom are committed all the legal powers of a husband. The vilest malefactor has some wretched woman tied to him, against whom...except killing her, and, if tolerably cautious, can do that without much danger of the legal penalty. And how many thousands are there among the lowest classes...
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Children Today, Volumes 5-6

1976
...they are fit to be trusted with absolute power over another human being. . . The vilest malefactor has some wretched woman tied to him, against whom...can commit any atrocity except killing her— and even that he can do without too much danger of legal penalty. How many men are there who . . . indulge...
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DHHS Publication No. (OHDS).

1980
...human society, every woman. . .was found in a state of bondage to some man. . .The vilest malefactor has some wretched woman tied to him, against whom...can commit any atrocity except killing her — and even that he can do without too much danger of legal penalty. EXHIBIT II WHY WOMEN STAY SITU ATI ONAL...
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Woman Abuse: Facts Replacing Myths

Lewis Okun - 1986 - 298 pages
...shape alone by the abuse of the institution swells to something appalling. 20 The vilest malefactor has some wretched woman tied to him, against whom...except killing her, and if tolerably cautious, can do that without much danger of the legal penalty. 21 Soon after Mill, Frances Cobbe wrote "Wife Torture...
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Pastoral Care of Battered Women

Rita-Lou Clarke - 1986 - 130 pages
...they are fit to be trusted with absolute power over another human being. . . . The vilest malefactor has some wretched woman tied to him, against whom...can commit any atrocity except killing her — and even that he can do without too much danger of legal penalty.10 English common-law doctrine allowed...
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