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Considerations on the causes of the present stagnation of matrimony, Under the following Heads. I. The unreasonable Degree of Influence and Authority which most Parents exercise over their Children in the Concern of Marriage. II. The high and elegant Education that is given to Young Women beyond the Compass of their Fortunes and Stations of Life. III. The Debauchery and Extravagance of Young Men. IV. The general luxurious and expensive Taste of the Times. All which are Evils, that seem to call for the Attention of Parliament.

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London : printed by T. Spilsbury, for J. Ridley, in St. James's Street, MDCCLXXII. [1772]

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vii,[1],71,[1]p. ; 80.

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ESTC T68641

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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