Woman's Share in Social Culture

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M. Kennerley, 1912 - 331 pagini

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Pagina 137 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.
Pagina 35 - I knew Of no more subtle master under heaven Than is the maiden passion for a maid, Not only to keep down the base in man, But . teach high thought, and amiable words And courtliness, and the desire of fame, And love of truth, and all that makes a man.
Pagina 221 - the giving up of witchcraft is in effect the giving up of the Bible.
Pagina 80 - A successful woman preacher was once asked "what special obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry?" "Not one," she answered, "except the lack of a minister's wife." When we read of Charles Darwin's wife not only relieving him from financial cares but seeing that he had his breakfast in his room, with "nothing to disturb the freshness of his morning," we do not find the explanation of Darwin's genius, but we do see how he was helped to express it. ... Added to all this, the woman of talent...
Pagina 3 - Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back the burden of the world.
Pagina 53 - Yet the devotion of Pulcheria never diverted her indefatigable attention from temporal affairs; and she alone, among all the descendants of the great Theodosius, appears to have inherited any share of his manly spirit and abilities. The elegant and familiar use which she had acquired both of the Greek and Latin languages was readily applied to the various occasions of speaking or writing on public business : her deliberations were maturely weighed ; her actions were prompt and decisive ; and while...
Pagina 285 - To the end the body of the commons may be preserved of honest and good men, it was ordered and agreed, that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same.
Pagina 283 - It has never been suggested, in all the theories and projects of the most absurd speculation, that it would be advisable to extend the elective franchise to the female sex" the battles waged and won since then have been stupendous.
Pagina 288 - Be it resolved by the Second Legislature of the State of Wyoming; That the possession and exercise of suffrage by the women of Wyoming for the past quarter of a century has wrought no harm, and has done great good in many ways; that it has largely aided in banishing crime, pauperism, and vice from this State, and that without any violent and oppressive legislation.
Pagina 60 - The only chance for much intellectual improvement in the female sex, was to be found in the families of the educated class and in occasional intercourse with the learned." To this should be added the partiality of men teachers to some bright girls, which gave an exceptional training to a favored few. ... To ... happy accidents of personal favoritism toward exceptional girls must be added the earliest contributions to co-education made by the religious sects, the Moravians who founded in Bethlehem,...

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