The faults of women, children, servants, the weak, the …

15 Jun

The faults of women, children, servants, the weak, the indigent, and the ignorant are the fault of husbands, fathers, masters, the strong, the rich, and the learned.

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo 

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3 Responses to “The faults of women, children, servants, the weak, the …”

  1. maureenjenner June 16, 2013 at 7:00 am #

    Much of that is true, but when a child reaches maturity, the onus must be on them.

    We have also to be aware that Shakespeare claimed; the child is the father of the man, so what we learn as children can remain in our psyche forever – coming straight back to Victor Hugo.

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