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Man Superior to Woman

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MAN Superior to WOMAN;
OR, A
VINDICATION
of
MAN’s Natural Right
of
Sovereign Authority
over the
W O M A N .

Containing a plain Confutation of the fallacious Arguments of SOPHIA, in her late Treatise intitled, Woman not inferior to Man. Interspersed with a Variety of Characters, of different Kinds of Women, drawn from the Life.

To which is prefix’d, a Dedication to the Ladies.

By a G E N T L E M A N.

You here in Miniature your Pictures see,
Nor hope from Zincks* more justice than from me.
My Portraits grace your Mind, as his your Side [= wall];
His Portraits will inflame, mine quench your Pride.
He’s dear, you frugal: choose my cheaper Lay,
And be your Reformation all my Pay. ----- Young.**

L O N D O N :
Printed for T. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row, 1739.


* = little known German painter
** = the English poet Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

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