• endeavor to sink us still lower, merely to render us alluring objects for a moment; and women, intoxicated by the adoration which men, under the influence of their senses, pay them, do not seek to obtain a durable interest in their hearts, or to become the friends of the fellow creatures who find amusement in their society.

    Mary Wollstonecraft (2015). “A Vindication of the Rights of Woman”, p.13, Booklassic