Letters to Young Ladies (Google eBook)

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Harper, 1863 - Women - 295 pages
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Page 240 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
Page 40 - ... eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man conceived.
Page 240 - Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts: but to dive into the depths of dungeons; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the...
Page 78 - Her wise ladies answered her, yea, she returned answer to herself, have they not sped ? have they not divided the prey ; to every man a damsel or two ; to Sisera a prey of divers colours, a prey of divers colours of needlework, of divers colours of needlework on both sides, meet for the necks of them that take the spoil...
Page 39 - This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that JESUS CHRIST came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.
Page 199 - When we see a fellow loud and talkative, full of insipid life and laughter, we may venture to pronounce him a female favourite.
Page 237 - Good," which, I think, was written by your father. It had been so little regarded by a former possessor that several leaves of it were torn out, but the remainder gave me such a turn of thinking as to have an influence on my conduct through life; for I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good than on any other kind of reputation ; and if I have been, as you seem to think, a useful citizen, the public owes the advantage of it to that book.
Page 241 - Few men ever carried out so fully the injunction, not to let the left hand know what the right hand did, in the quiet and steady outflow of good will and good works, as Mr.
Page 243 - For the poor ye have always with you, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good; but me ye have not always.
Page 290 - Him, who hath made both one, and broken down the middle wall of partition between us.

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Internet Archive: Details: Letters to young ladies
Letters to young ladies (1837). Letters to young ladies (1837). Author: Sigourney, lh (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865 Digitizing Sponsor: MSN ...
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George Griffin-Lydia H. Sigourney Papers
Among other items are copies of two of Sigourney's contracts with publishers (with Harpers for Letters to Young Ladies and Van Nostrand & Dwight for the ...
www.clements.umich.edu/ Webguides/ S/ Sigourney.html

Lydia Sigourney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When she was referred to as the probable author of the anonymous Letters to Young Ladies, By a Lady she admitted authorship and began to write openly as ...
en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Lydia_Sigourney

Works by Lydia Sigourney
Letters to Young Ladies. New Addition with Two Additional Letters. . . . London, 1841. Pleasant Memories of Pleasant Lands. Boston, 1842. ...
www.victorianweb.org/ authors/ sigourney/ works.html

WOMEN AND VICTORIAN VALUES, 1837-1910: Parts 5 to 7
Letters to young ladies. London. 1841. New edition. Great and good women: biographies for girls. Edinburgh. 1866. Harriet Beecher Stowe. House and home ...
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JSTOR: Origins of the Argument for Improved Female Education
Mrs. Lydia H. Sigourney, Letters to Young Ladies (New York: Harpers, 1841), p. 81. 26. Stowe, Minister's Wooing, pp. 102-03. 27. Ibid.,p. 105. 28. ...
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Érudit | RON n29-30 2003 : Dasler Johnson : Reviving Lydia Huntley ...
Letters to Young Ladies. Fifth edition. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1836. .... The adviser / narrator in Letters to Young Ladies, as I have noted, ...
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NINETEENTH-CENTURY LITERARY WOMEN AND THE TEMPERANCE TRADITION ...
On the title page of Letters to Young Ladies,. Sigourney cites More in pride of place: ‘Every sort of. useful knowledge should be imparted to the young, not ...
edt.missouri.edu/ Fall2007/ Dissertation/ BlockS-120507-D9179/ research.pdf

Engendering the Canon: Women's Narratives, 1865-1914
Sigourney, lh Letters to Young Ladies. 1835. Spofford, Harriet Prescott. Old Madame and Other. Tragedies. 1900. Lamb / Companion to American Fiction ...
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