Nowhere is woman treated according to the merit of her work, but rather as a sex. It is therefore almost inevitable that she should pay for her right to exist, to keep a position in whatever line, with sex favors. Thus it is merely a question of degree whether she sells herself to one man, in or out of marriage, or to many men.
Emma Goldman on marriage and prostitution. She skirts around condemning marriage outright in this century-old piece, but you can feel it, the condemnation, bubbling underneath passages like this one.