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The House of Mirth
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  • She had an idea that the sight of her in a grey gown of devotional cut, with her famous lashes drooped above a prayer-book, would put the finishing touch to Mr. Gryce’s subjugation, and render inevitable a certain incident which she had resolved should form a part of the walk they were to take together after luncheon.
  • But gradually the sense of complete subjugation came over her, and she wondered languidly what had made her feel so uneasy and excited.

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  • The essay discusses that era’s subjugation of women in a male-dominated world.
  • The Taliban wants total subjugation to their religious law.

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