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" The five worst maladies that afflict the female mind are : indocility, discontent, slander, jealousy, and silliness. Without any doubt, these five maladies infest seven or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority... "
An English girl in Japan - Page 81
by Ella M. Hart Bennett - 1906 - 176 pages
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Women and Wisdom of Japan

Ekiken Kaibara - Women - 1905 - 64 pages
...to men. A woman should cure them by self -inspection and self-reproach. THE INFIRMITIES OF WOMAN 45 The worst of them all and the parent of the other four is silliness. Woman's nature is passive. This passiveness being of the nature of night is dark. Hence, as viewed...
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Things Japanese: being notes on various subjects connected with Japan for ...

Basil Hall Chamberlain - Japan - 1908 - 552 pages
...arises the inferiority of women to men. A woman should cure them by self-inspection and sal f- reproach. The worst of them all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. Woman's nature is passive (lit. sImde}. This passiveness, being of the nature of the night, is dark....
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Great Japan: A Study of National Efficiency

Alfred Stead - Japan - 1906 - 483 pages
...or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority of women to men. The worst of them all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. Women's nature in comparison with man's is as the shadow to the sunlight . Hence, as viewed from the...
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Great Japan: a study of national efficiency

Alfred Stead - Japan - 1906 - 483 pages
...or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority of women to men. The worst of them all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. Women's nature in comparison with man's is as the shadow to the sunlight. Hence, as viewed from the...
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Empires of the Far East: a study of Japan and of her colonial ..., Volume 1

Lancelot Lawton - History - 1912
...doubt, these five maladies infest seven or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority of women to men. A woman should...all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. Woman's nature is passive (lit. shade). This passiveness, being of the nature of the night, is dark....
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My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard

Elizabeth Cooper - China - 1914 - 262 pages
...worst infirmities that afflict the female are indocility, discontent, slander, jealousy, and silliness. The worst of them all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness." Does that not sound familiar to thine ears? Life is serious here in thine ancestral home since we have...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 6

George Smith - Literary Criticism - 1899
...and at her death it is buried with her as her shroud. The chief duty of a Japanese woman all her life is obedience : whilst unmarried, to her parents; •when...quite recently, taken in Japan. As a German writer gays, her condition is the intermediate link between the European and the Asiatic. On the one hand,...
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Women in Changing Japan

Joyce Lebra-Chapman, Joy Paulson, Elizabeth Powers - Women - 1978 - 322 pages
...these five infirmities are found in seven or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority of women to men. A woman should...all and the parent of the other four is silliness. . . . Such is the stupidity of her character that it is incumbent on her, in every particular, to distrust...
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Sources of Japanese Tradition: Volume 2, 1600 to 2000, Volume 2

William Theodore De Bary - HISTORY - 2013 - 1448 pages
...ten women, and it is they that cause women to be inferior to men. A woman should counteract them with self-inspection and selfreproach. The worst of them...all and the parent of the other four is silliness. A woman's nature is passive (yin). The yin nature comes from the darkness of night. Hence, as viewed...
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