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Not that it must be for a moment supposed that our Women are destitute of affection.
In every Circular or Polygonal household it has been a habit from time immemorial -- and now has become a kind of instinct among the women of our higher classes -- that the mothers and daughters should constantly keep their eyes and mouths towards their husband and his male friends; and for a lady in a family of distinction to turn her back upon her husband would be regarded as a kind of portent, involving loss of STATUS.
No fisherman upon the sea ever tangled fish more successfully than we women with our flimsies.
Aphrodite, Astarte, the worships of the night--listen, infant-woman, of the great women who conquered worlds of men.
Then, if women are to have the same duties as men, they must have the same nurture and education?
Then women must be taught music and gymnastic and also the art of war, which they must practise like the men?
said one of the old women, hurrying in as soon as the door was opened.
Yet, when he contracted the disease, of all women, it had been with the wife of Colonel Walthstone, the great Guggenhammer mining expert.
Women were terrible creatures, and the love-germ was especially plentiful in their neighborhood.
Women are responsible for such lies, because they believe them.
Meanwhile, let me warn you that, as things now are, only strong-minded women wish to see you the equals of men, and the strong-minded are invariably plain.
Well, by this time he began to be sensible of his mistake; and having alarmed all the women on that side of the water, he went over to Ratcliff, and got access to some of the ladies there; but though the young women there too were, according to the fate of the day, pretty willing to be asked, yet such was his ill-luck, that his character followed him over the water and his good name was much the same there as it was on our side; so that though he might have had wives enough, yet it did not happen among the women that had good fortunes, which was what he wanted.
cried D'Artagnan, with that ingenuous roughness which women often prefer to the affectations of politeness, because it betrays the depths of the thought and proves that feeling prevails over reason.
Alexey Alexandrovitch expressed the idea that the education of women is apt to be confounded with the emancipation of women, and that it is only so that it can be considered dangerous.
Women who are comme il faut, that's a different matter; but the Kuragins' set of women,