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Woman, a pleasing but a short-lived flower, Too soft for business and too weak for power: A wife in bondage, or neglected maid: Despised, if ugly: if she's fair, betrayed. (An Essay on Woman) - Mary Leapor

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English poet and sometime cook-maid 1722-46

Author Keywords: Cook-maid, Sometime, Poet, English

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