Meditations on Votes for Women: Together with Animadversions on the Closely Related Subject of Votes for Men

Houghton Mifflin, 1914 - 81 páginas
An essay on women's suffrage which also deals with the social and political relationships of men and women.

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Página 9 - She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar. She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens. She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
Página 80 - It was answered, that all great and honourable actions are accompanied with great difficulties and must be both enterprised and overcome with answerable courages. It was granted the dangers were great, but not desperate. The difficulties were many, but not invincible.
Página 35 - But meat commendeth us not to God: for neither, if we eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the worse.
Página 66 - So there a while they afterwards remained, Him to refresh, and her late wounds to heale: During which space she there as Princess rained, And changing all that forme of common weale, The liberty of women did repeale, Which they had long vsurpt; and them restoring To mens subiection, did true lustice deale: That all they as a Goddesse her adoring, Her wisedome did admire, and hearkned to her loring.
Página 35 - Howbeit many in Israel were fully resolved and confirmed in themselves not to eat any unclean thing. Wherefore they chose rather to die, that they might not be defiled with meats, and that they might not profane the holy covenant: so then they died.
Página 9 - She is not afraid of the snow for her household ; For all her household are clothed with scarlet. She maketh for herself carpets of tapestry; Her clothing is fine linen and purple.
Página 80 - ... care and the use of good means, might in a great measure be prevented; and all of them, through the help of God, by fortitude and patience, might either be borne or overcome.
Página 65 - When they have shaken off the shamefast band, With which wise nature did them strongly bynd T" obay the heasts of mans well-ruling hand, That then all rule and reason they withstand To purchase a licentious libertie : But vertuous women wisely understand, That they were borne to base humilitie, Unlesse the heavens them lift to lawfull soveraintie.
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Página 64 - At seasons thro' the gilded pale : For who can always act ? but he, To whom a thousand memories call, Not being less but more than all The gentleness he...

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