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Written by bridget D
(1/30/2013 1:21 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Money and connections mattered more., penned by Rachel G
I think it is possible that a boy born in the very bad circumstances that ElizA Williams was born, had perhap a little more chance of escaping.. Had Eliza grown up with her mother, odds are she would have become a lady of uncertain virtue herself, like her mother as it was almost the only way for her to survive, whereas a boy might have been sent to school, picked up some education and gotten some kind of modest job...Even if the mother had died wehn hte child was only 3, a boy might not have fallen into the trap of either say service or becoming a prostitute...
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