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" Caroline,' demanded Miss Keeldar abruptly, 'don't you wish you had a profession - a trade?' 'I wish it fifty times a day. As it is, I often wonder what I came into the world for. I long to have something absorbing and compulsory to fill my head and hands,... "
Shirley, by Currer Bell - Page 203
by Charlotte Brontė - 1853
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Eliza Cook's journal

Eliza Cook
...Koeldar, ahruptly, ' dont you wish you had a profession — a trade ? ' '"I wish it fifty times a day. As it is, I often wonder what I came into the world for. I long to have something ahsorhing and compulsory to fill my head and hands, and to occupy my thoughts.' " ' Can lahour alone...
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Life and Works of Charlotte Brontė and Her Sisters: Shirley, by C. Brontė

Charlotte Brontė - 1872
...Keeldar, abruptly, " don't you wish you had a profession — a trade ? " " I wish it fifty times a day. As it is, I often wonder what I came into the world...thoughts." " Can labour alone make a human being happy? " 202 " But hard labour and learned professions, they say, make women masculine, coarse, unwomanly."...
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Belgravia: A London Magazine, Volume 95

1898
...treasure and palladium of his tribe. |. WILLIAM BRESLIN. Because of tbe Jufcgment to Come. CHAPTER I. " I often wonder what I came into the world for. I long...thoughts Can labour alone make a human being happy?" — Charlotte Bronte. SHE was a girl who everybody said ought to marry. The chief reason given for...
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Women, the Family, and Freedom: 1750-1880

Susan G. Bell, Karen M. Offen - Social Science - 1983 - 561 pages
...Keeldar, abruptly, "don't you wish you had a profession — a trade?" "I wish it fifty times a day. As it is, I often wonder what I came into the world...my head and hands, and to occupy my thoughts." "Can labor alone make a human being happy?" "No; but it can give varieties of pain, and prevent us from...
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Charlotte Brontė: The Self Conceived

Helene Moglen - Biography & Autobiography - 1984 - 256 pages
...most faithful prop in age. (p. 392) For if, as Caroline observes, labor alone cannot bring happiness, "it can give varieties of pain, and prevent us from...breaking our hearts with a single tyrant master-torture" (p. 226). It is the "stagnant state of things," living on frustrated hope and inactivity, which makes...
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Women's Re-visions of Shakespeare: On the Responses of Dickinson, Wooff ...

Marianne Novy - Feminism and literature - 1990 - 260 pages
...asks, "Caroline . . . don't you wish you had a profession — a trade?" "I wish it fifty times a day. As it is, I often wonder what I came into the world...fill my head and hands, and to occupy my thoughts." (179) Here, friends share common concerns apart from die men in their lives. It is nearly impossible...
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Florence Nightingale in Egypt and Greece: Her Diary and "Visions"

Florence Nightingale, Michael D. Calabria - Medical - 1997 - 167 pages
...through, she becomes despondent with no hope of a purposeful life: "I often wonder what I came into this world for. I long to have something absorbing and...fill my head and hands, and to occupy my thoughts" (ch. 12). Despite her pleas for some meaningful occupation, her uncle is unsympathetic, exhorting her...
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The Odd Women

George Gissing - Fiction - 1998 - 416 pages
...which Caroline responds with passion: "I wish it fifty times a day. As it is, I often wonder what 1 came into the world for. I long to have something...fill my head and hands, and to occupy my thoughts." In the following extract, Caroline is musing to herself about the hopeless position of single women....
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The Letters of Charlotte Brontė: With a ..., Volume 2; Volumes 1848-1851

Charlotte Brontė - Authors, English - 1995 - 782 pages
...Keeldar, abruptly, "don't you wish you had a profession, a trade?" "l wish it fifty times, a day. ... I long to have something absorbing and compulsory...breaking our hearts with a single tyrant master-torture." ' (Manchester Examiner quoting from Shirley ch. 12). When Mary read the complete novel she would realize...
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Women's Fabian Tracts

Sally Alexander - Social Science - 2001 - 451 pages
...wish you had a profession - a trade?' 'I wish it fifty times a day. As it is, I often wonder what 1 came into the world for. I long to have something...my head and hands, and to occupy my thoughts.' 'Can labor alone make a human being happy?' 'No; but it can give varieties of pain, and prevent us from...
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