website statistics The Condition, Influence, Rights and Appeal of Women; From Joseph A. Segur, Mary Wallstonecraft, Thomas Carey, Matthew Herttell, William Thompson, Alexander Walker, John Milton, and Other Philogynists - PDF Books Online
Hot Best Seller

The Condition, Influence, Rights and Appeal of Women; From Joseph A. Segur, Mary Wallstonecraft, Thomas Carey, Matthew Herttell, William Thompson, Alexander Walker, John Milton, and Other Philogynists

Availability: Ready to download

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845. Excerpt: ... WOMEN;.yoking THEIR CONDITION AND INFLUENCE, them BY JOSEPH ALEXANDER SEGUR.1 "f --When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering Angel thou! W. Scott. The pro This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845. Excerpt: ... WOMEN;.yoking THEIR CONDITION AND INFLUENCE, them BY JOSEPH ALEXANDER SEGUR.1 "f --When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering Angel thou! W. Scott. The proper study of mankind includes both sexes. But since men are endowed with corporeal strength, the women are born to slavery or submission. Dependent on our passions and caprices; awaiting the arbitrary decrees dictated to them by the forms of government, religion, morality, and the prejudices of men; here, adored as divinities; there, esteemed as companions and equals; and there again, condemned to servitude and contempt; under all these different circumstances we see them still retaining their characteristic distinctions, submitting with inexhaustible patience, and enduring with inconceivable fortitude. Their faults are not augmented under the pressure of distress and humiliation. And which of our qualities do they not possess.? How much address and intelligence have they not evinced in important intrigues, and even in negotiation? Witness the celebrated negotiation of Pnith, conducted by Catherine the First, and which procured safety to the person of the Czar, Peter the Great, and his whole army. How many treaties, and unhoped for alliances, of which the men received the honor; but the merit of which belonged to the women! How many great actions and great resolutions have been suggested and accomplished by them! What admirable enthusiasm have they not been able to excite, to lead on heroes to the brilliant exploits which themselves were incapable of executing, and when they could only console themselves for standing idle spectators, by the flattering right of "binding the laurel on the temples of the brave! If the men can boast of more prudence, the women have less egotism. How completely...


Compare

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845. Excerpt: ... WOMEN;.yoking THEIR CONDITION AND INFLUENCE, them BY JOSEPH ALEXANDER SEGUR.1 "f --When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering Angel thou! W. Scott. The pro This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845. Excerpt: ... WOMEN;.yoking THEIR CONDITION AND INFLUENCE, them BY JOSEPH ALEXANDER SEGUR.1 "f --When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering Angel thou! W. Scott. The proper study of mankind includes both sexes. But since men are endowed with corporeal strength, the women are born to slavery or submission. Dependent on our passions and caprices; awaiting the arbitrary decrees dictated to them by the forms of government, religion, morality, and the prejudices of men; here, adored as divinities; there, esteemed as companions and equals; and there again, condemned to servitude and contempt; under all these different circumstances we see them still retaining their characteristic distinctions, submitting with inexhaustible patience, and enduring with inconceivable fortitude. Their faults are not augmented under the pressure of distress and humiliation. And which of our qualities do they not possess.? How much address and intelligence have they not evinced in important intrigues, and even in negotiation? Witness the celebrated negotiation of Pnith, conducted by Catherine the First, and which procured safety to the person of the Czar, Peter the Great, and his whole army. How many treaties, and unhoped for alliances, of which the men received the honor; but the merit of which belonged to the women! How many great actions and great resolutions have been suggested and accomplished by them! What admirable enthusiasm have they not been able to excite, to lead on heroes to the brilliant exploits which themselves were incapable of executing, and when they could only console themselves for standing idle spectators, by the flattering right of "binding the laurel on the temples of the brave! If the men can boast of more prudence, the women have less egotism. How completely...

9 review for The Condition, Influence, Rights and Appeal of Women; From Joseph A. Segur, Mary Wallstonecraft, Thomas Carey, Matthew Herttell, William Thompson, Alexander Walker, John Milton, and Other Philogynists

  1. 5 out of 5

    Jenna

  2. 4 out of 5

    Stefania

  3. 4 out of 5

    Briana

  4. 5 out of 5

    Nedeljković Dalibor

  5. 5 out of 5

    Gabriela Horj

  6. 5 out of 5

    Candice Chong

  7. 4 out of 5

    Anastasiya Harapuchyk

  8. 5 out of 5

    Tina NB

  9. 5 out of 5

    John Millard

Add a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Loading...
We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.