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" Then women have, of course, all ignorant men for enemies to their instruction, who being bound (as they think), in point of sex, to know more, are not well pleased, in point of fact, to know less. But among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman... "
The Enquirer: Or, Literary, Mathematical, and Philosophical Repository ... - Page 169
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - British literature - 1848
...less. But, among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...fair answer to those who are fond of supposing, that a higher degree of knowledge would make women rather the rivals than the companions of men. Presupposing...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - British literature - 1848
...less. But, among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...and permanent disposition to appear agreeable to the othejy! and this is the fair answer to those who are fond of supposing, that a higher degree of knowledge...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Essays - 1850 - 701 pages
...less. But, among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...agreeable to the other: and this is the fair answer to Uitise who are fond of supposing, that a higher degree of knowledge would make women ' rather the rivals...
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The Memento of Friendship: A Gift of Affection

Charles William Everest - American literature - 1851 - 288 pages
...that, " among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...respect and attention bordering upon enthusiasm;" and the history of the private life and correspondence of many distinguished women would seem to corroborate...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...less. But, among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of her manners, is always sure to mcet with a respect and attention bordering upon enthusiasm. * * * The most beautiful possession which...
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The Modern British Essayists: Smith, Sydney. Works

English essays - 1852
...less. But, among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...to appear agreeable to the other : and this is the lair answer to those who are fond of supposing, that an higher degree of knowledge would make women...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1853 - 785 pages
...less. But, among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...sure to meet with a respect and attention bordering upun enthusiasm. * * * The most beautiful possession which a country can have is a noble and rich man,...
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Selections from the Writings ...

Rev. Sidney Smith - English essays - 1854
...less. But, among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...fair answer to those who are fond of supposing that a higher degree of knowledge would make women rather the rivals than the companions of men. Presupposing...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 47

1855
...that, " Among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...respect and attention bordering upon enthusiasm." Can anything to more conducive to calm reflection than the Virginian weed? Grievously to be pitied...
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Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Authors, English - 1856 - 458 pages
...But, among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her inind, without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...fair answer to those who are fond of supposing, that a higher degree of knowledge would make women rather the rivals than the companions of men. Presupposing...
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