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The design of Rhetoric is to remove those Prejudices that lie in the way of Truth, to Reduce the Passions to the Government of Reasons; to place our Subject in a Right Light, and excite our Hearers to a due consideration of it.

 
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  • Born: November 12, 1666
  • Died: May 11, 1731
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Writer

– Mary Astell, Some Reflections upon Marriage