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" As to the learned languages, though I respect the abilities and application of those ladies who have attained them, and who make a modest and proper use of them, yet I would by no means advise you, or any other woman, who is not strongly impelled by a... "
Letters on the Improvement of the Mind: Addressed to a Lady - Page 96
by Mrs. Chapone (Hester) - 1810 - 170 pages
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The Parents' Friend; Or Extracts from the Principal Works on ..., Volume 2

Education - 1803
...no opportunity of improving it, and of cultivating in yourself the relish of such pleasures as will not interfere with a rational scheme of life, nor...dissipation, with all its attendant evils of vanity and luxury.—Chapone. I am very desirous my children should excel in drawing; for it is a pursuit adapted...
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The Works of Mrs. Chapone: Now First Collected: Containing I. Letters on the ...

Mrs. Chapone (Hester) - Conduct of life - 1807
...no opportunity of improving it, and of cultivating in yourself the relish of such pleasures as will not interfere with a rational scheme of life, nor...and luxury. As to the learned languages, though I re. spect the abilities and application of those ladies, who have attained them, and who make a modest...
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The Works of Mrs. Chapone: Now First Collected. Containing I.Letters on the ...

Mrs. Chapone (Hester) - Conduct of life - 1809
...no opportunity of improving it, and of cultivating in yourself the relish of such pleasures, as will not interfere with a rational scheme of life, nor...all its attendant evils of vanity and luxury. As to thc learned languages, though I respect the abilities and apphcation of those ladies, who have attained...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 17

British prose literature - 1821
...op. portunity of improving it, and of cultivating in yourself the relish of such pleasures as will not interfere with a rational scheme of life, nor...learned languages, though I respect the abilities and applicatiou of those ladies who have attained them, and who make a modest and proper use of them, yet...
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Letters on the improvement of the mind, by mrs. Chapone. A father's legacy ...

Hester Chapone, John Gregory, Sarah Pennington (lady.) - 1821
...no opportunity of improving it, and of cultivating in yourself the relish of such pleasures as will not interfere with a rational scheme of life, nor...woman, who is not strongly impelled by a particular genius, to engage in such studies. The labour and time which they require are generally incompatible...
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Letters on the improvement of the mind, Volume 1

Hester Chapone - 1829
...no opportunity of improving it, and of cultivating in yourself the relish of such pleasures as will not interfere with a rational scheme of life, nor...woman who is not strongly impelled by a particular genius — to engage in such studies. The labour and time which they require are generally incompatible...
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A father's legacy to his daughters. [Followed by] On the improvement of the ...

John Gregory - 1868
...no opportunity of improving it, and of cultivating in yourself the relish of such pleasures as will not interfere with a rational scheme of life, nor...woman who is not strongly impelled by a particular genius, to engage in such studies. The labour and time which they require are generally incompatible...
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Women in English Life from MediŠval to Modern Times, Volume 2

Georgiana Hill - Women - 1896
...affairs of Europe." Even Mrs. Chapone deprecates the study of the classics by women. She writes : — " As to the learned languages, though I respect the...advise you or any other woman who is not strongly influenced by a particular genius — to engage in such studies. The labour and time which they require...
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Side-lights on the Georgian Period

George Paston - England - 1902 - 304 pages
...impunity, but even she knows where to draw the line. "As to the learned languages," she observes, " though I respect the abilities and application of those ladies who have mastered them, and make a proper use of them, yet I would by no means advise you, or any other woman...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Part 1

English periodicals - 1904
...learned languages," she says, addressing the niece for whose direction the book was originally written, " though I respect the abilities and application of...woman who is not strongly impelled by a particular genius — to engage in such studies. . . . The danger of pedantry and VoL. ccxcvi. No. 2082. TT presumption...
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