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And I obliged the old woman and spake thus unto her:
Everything in woman is a riddle, and everything in woman hath one solution --it is called pregnancy.
I have actually known a case where a Woman has exterminated her whole household, and half an hour afterwards, when her rage was over and the fragments swept away, has asked what has become of her husband and her children.
said the chatty old woman, her eye brightening with exultation.
And one woman has a turn for gymnastic and military exercises, and another is unwarlike and hates gymnastics?
I ain't so weak for an old woman, although I am on parish allowance; no, no
The woman was familiar with all his affairs, asked him about mutual friends, and knew the amount of his salary.
Presently, as he sat there, the sudden feeling came over him that eyes were watching from behind, and the old instinct of the wild beast broke through the thin veneer of civilization, so that Tarzan wheeled about so quickly that the eyes of the young woman who had been surreptitiously regarding him had not even time to drop before the gray eyes of the ape-man shot an inquiring look straight into them.
A woman without vanity would be unattackable," resumed the Man of Wrath.
Besides this, I observed that the men made no scruple to set themselves out, and to go a-fortunehunting, as they call it, when they had really no fortune themselves to demand it, or merit to deserve it; and that they carried it so high, that a woman was scarce allowed to inquire after the character or estate of the person that pretended to her.
D'Artagnan, following the strange custom of the times, considered himself at Paris as on a campaign, neither more nor less than if he had been in Flanders--Spain yonder, woman here, In each there was an enemy to contend with, and contributions to be levied.
One was a lady, graceful in form and fair of feature, though pale and troubled, and smitten with an untimely blight in what should have been the fullest bloom of her years; the other was an ancient and meanly-dressed woman, of ill-favored aspect, and so withered, shrunken, and decrepit, that even the space since she began to decay must have exceeded the ordinary term of human existence.
Woman is deprived of rights from lack of education, and the lack of education results from the absence of rights.
That's my advice: never marry till you can say to yourself that you have done all you are capable of, and until you have ceased to love the woman of your choice and have seen her plainly as she is, or else you will make a cruel and irrevocable mistake.
Nobody was at home except an old Lapland woman, who was dressing fish by the light of an oil lamp.