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" For this reason, a man cannot grant anything to his wife, or enter into covenant with her: for the grant would be to suppose her separate existence; and to covenant with her, would be only to covenant with himself... "
Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books - Seite 439
von Sir William Blackstone, Sir John Taylor Coleridge - 1825
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The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature

Marianne Noble - 2000 - 240 Seiten
...everything; and is therefore called in our law-french a femecovert. . . . [A] man cannot grant anything to his wife, or enter into covenant with her: for the...covenant with her, would be only to covenant with himself (430). In effect, a woman's legal personhood died in marriage; her "very being" was "suspended." According...
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Body Talk: Rhetoric, Technology, Reproduction

Mary M. Lay - 2000 - 308 Seiten
...incorporated and consolidated into that of the husband. . . . For this reason, a man cannot grant anything to his wife, or enter into covenant with her: for the...covenant with her would be only to covenant with himself. . . . But though our law in general considers man and wife as one person, yet there 144 Shanner / Bodies,...
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Man and Wife in America: A History

Hendrik Hartog - 2009 - 416 Seiten
...trends he saw around him. To Cowen, coverture meant that a man could not grant anything to his wife, "for the grant would be to suppose her separate existence;...with her would be only to covenant with himself." Cowen knew that many separation agreements had been enforced by courts of equity in both England and...
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Women's Political & Social Thought: An Anthology

Hilda L. Smith, Berenice A. Carroll, Carroll Berenice A. - 2000 - 449 Seiten
...everything. . . . For this reason, a man cannot grant anything to his wife, or enter into covenant with lier; for the grant would be to suppose her separate existence, and to covenant with her would be to covenant with himself; and therefore it is also generally true, that all compacts made between husband...
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Understanding Jane Eyre: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and ...

Debra Teachman - 2001 - 212 Seiten
...rights of property, but of such as are merely personal. For this reason, a man cannot grant any thing to his wife, or enter into covenant with her: for the...wife, when single, are voided by the intermarriage. . . . The husband is bound to provide his wife with necessaries by law, as much as himself; and if...
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Mail-Orders: The Fiction of Letters in Postmodern Culture

Sunka Simon - 2002 - 333 Seiten
...suspended during the marriage, or at least is incorporated and consolidated into that of the husband. . . . [A]nd therefore it is also generally true, that all...wife, when single, are voided by the intermarriage."*' Germaine dutifully ends the transcription process with conventional sign-offs, and in a formal, official...
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Separate and Unequal: Judicial Rhetoric and Women's Rights

Huang Hoon Chng - 2002 - 156 Seiten
...rights of property, but of such as are merely personal. For this reason, a man cannot grant anything to his wife, or enter into covenant with her, for the grant would be to suppose her separate existence . . . The husband also, (by the old law) might give his wife moderate correction; for, as he is to...
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Emma

Jane Austen - 2004 - 456 Seiten
...rights of property, but of such as are merely personal. For this reason, a man cannot grant any thing to his wife, or enter into covenant with her: for the...wife, when single, are voided by the intermarriage. A woman indeed may be attorney for her husband; for that implies no separation from, but is rather...
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Women's Roles in the Renaissance

Meg Lota Brown, Kari Boyd McBride - 2005 - 335 Seiten
...disabilities, that either of them acquire by the marriage.... For this reason, a man cannot grant any thing to his wife, or enter into covenant with her: for the...with her, would be only to covenant with himself. In other words, under the logic of coverture, a woman had no legal existence. In a sense, an Englishwoman...
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The Marriage of Minds: Reading Sympathy in the Victorian Marriage Plot

Rachel Ablow - 2007 - 231 Seiten
...that either of them acquire by the marriage. . . . For this reason, a man cannot grant any thing to his wife, or enter into covenant with her: for the...covenant with her, would be only to covenant with himself.47 Under coverture, the wife's legal identity was effectively absorbed into her husband's....
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