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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: Including His Contributions to ..., Volume 1

Sydney Smith - Ethics - 1859 - 356 pages
...her manners, is always sure to meet with a respect and attention bordering ujrjii enthusiasm. 178 179 There is in either sex a strong and permanent disposition...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. Pre-supposing...
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Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - Essays - 1859 - 408 pages
...says : " Among men of ease and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...respect and attention bordering upon enthusiasm." Again, another writer observes that, " Of all other views a man may, in time, grow tired, but in the...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith: Including His Contributions to the ...

Sydney Smith - 1859
...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 ujrjii enthusiasm. There is in either sex a strong and permanent disposition to appear agreeable to...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith: Including His Contributions to the ...

Sydney Smith - 1859
...politeness, a woman who b>s successfully cultivated her mind, without diminishing the gentleness :H"i propriety of her manners, is always sure to meet with a respect and attention bordering ирш enthusiasm. 178 179 There is in either sex a strong and permanent disposition to appear agree.'-''.<...
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Wit and wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith: being selections from his writings ...

Sydney Smith - English literature - 1865 - 458 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...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 Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith: A Selection of the Most ...

Sydney Smith - 1869 - 355 pages
...WOMEN. AMONG men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...a respect and attention bordering upon enthusiasm. — [ER 1810.] SOLITARINESS OF WOMEN. LET any man reflect upon the solitary situation in which women...
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Annual Report ..., Volumes 1-10

1870
...less. But among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of...a respect and attention bordering upon enthusiasm. — Rev. Sydney Smith. MISS NELLIE A. CKAPSEK. never have an end ; but behold the longest day hath...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Christian ethics - 1870 - 480 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 uponentliu-iajtn. There is in cither sex a strong and permanent disposition to appear agreeable to...
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Philosophers and Fools: A Study

Julia Duhring - Character - 1874 - 357 pages
...circumscribing woman's culture for fear of its baneful influence upon her domestic duties, he continues : " There is in either sex a strong and permanent disposition...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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Essays social and political

Sydney Smith - 1877
...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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