Novel Relations: Privatized marriage and property relations

@inproceedings{Perry2004NovelRP,
  title={Novel Relations: Privatized marriage and property relations},
  author={R. Perry},
  year={2004}
}
Marriage is a sort of Lottery; nor can all the Precautions in the World insure its certain Happiness. Philogamus, The Present State of Matrimony: or, The Real Causes of Conjugal Infidelity and Unhappy Marriages (1739), p. 33. Jointures and Settlements … are not only the greatest Impediments towards entring into that State [marriage], but also the frequent Causes of Distrust and Animosity in it after it is consummated … I have [long] thought the Coldness of Wives to their Husbands, as well as… Expand

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