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  1. Oct 2016
    1. Well, if Albert won’t leave you alone, there it is, I said, What you get married for if you don’t want children?

      This phrase is pointing out the character's antiquated thoughts towards women and they role they play when it comes to marriage. She mentions how Albert is the one at fault, but blames his wife as the one who should have known what she was getting into in the first place.

  2. Apr 2015
  3. Feb 2015
  4. Feb 2014
    1. fell in love with his own wife, so much so that he believed her to be by far the most beautiful woman in the worl

      Hdt. 1.8 It seems like it was strange to love one's wife; might be interesting to look into views on women/wives during this time period.