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patriarchy
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Jane Eyre
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  • Both her cast of form and feature, her complexion and her general air, suggested the idea of some Israelitish princess of the patriarchal days; and such was doubtless the character she intended to represent.

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  • We are working to displace the patriarchy in our society.
  • I’m not going to get sucked into that patriarchal institutional oppression again.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

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