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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
edited by - 1812
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...less. But, among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, Kt/ Kt/ r/ a higher degree of knowledge would make women rather the rivals than the companions of men. Presupposing...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Robert Cochrane - Authors, English - 1887 - 536 pages
...less. But, among men of sense and liberal politeness, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind, 87 a higher degree of knowledge would make women rather the rivals than the companions of men. Presupposing...
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Wit and Wisdom: A Selection of the Most Memorable Passages in His Writings ...

Sydney Smith - 1889 - 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. — IE. R. 181o.] SOLITARINESS OF WOMEN. — Let any man reflect upon the solitary situation in which...
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Social Ethics and Society Duties: Thorough Education of Girls for Wives and ...

Mrs. Bloomfield H. Moore - Electronic book - 1892 - 310 pages
...quadratic equation. Among men of sense and liberal views, a woman who has successfully cultivated her mind without diminishing the gentleness and propriety of her manners is always sure to meet with respect and attention bordering upon enthusiasm. — SYDNEY SMITH'S Theorems. In our times, from the...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 34

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...into any deeper or more abstruse reasoning, in order to explain so very simple a phenomenon. . . . 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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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - Literature - 1897
...to go into any deeper or more abstruse reasoning, in order to explain so very simple a phenomenon. 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, 1802-1825. With memoir

Sydney Smith - 1880
...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 Journal of Education, Volume 25; Volume 35

Education - 1903
...the reverse is true. " There is in either sex," says that sensible man of the world, Sydney Smith, " a strong and permanent disposition to appear agreeable...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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Godey's Magazine, Volume 51

American literature - 1855
...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. " To suppose that any mode of education can create a general jealousy and rivalry between the sexes,...
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