... of the crime itself, as because the husband, having broken through the most sacred tie of social community by rebellion against the state, has no right to that obedience from a wife, which he himself as a subject has forgotten to pay. In...
The law of baron and femme, of parent and child, guardian and ward, master ... - Page 77
by Tapping Reeve, Lucius Eugene Chittenden - 1846 - 466 pages
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