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A Treatise on Domestic Economy: For the Use of Young Ladies at Home, and at ...
Catharine Esther Beecher
No preview available - 2018
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Page 182 - Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand...
Page 32 - I have nowhere seen woman occupying a loftier position ; and if I were asked, now that I am drawing to the close of this work, in which I have spoken of so many important things done by the Americans, to what the singular prosperity and growing strength of that people ought mainly to be attributed, I should reply — to the superiority of their women.
Page 35 - I confess that in America I saw more than America; I sought the image of democracy itself, with its inclinations, its character, its prejudices, and its passions, in order to learn what we have to fear or to hope from its progress.
Page 204 - Come unto me, all ye that labour, and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me ; and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
Page 28 - There are people in Europe who, confounding together the different characteristics of the sexes, would make of man and woman .\ beings not only equal but alike. They would give to both the same functions, impose on both the same duties, and grant to both the same rights : they would mix them in all things — their occupations, their pleasures, their business.
Page 166 - In doing this, let a woman remember that, though " what we shall eat, and what we shall drink, and wherewithal we shall be clothed...
Page 28 - It may readily be conceived, that by thus attempting to make one sex equal to the other, both are degraded ; and from so preposterous a medley of the works of nature, nothing could ever result but weak men and disorderly women.
Page 38 - It is the building of a glorious temple, whose base shall be coextensive with the bounds of the earth, whose summit shall pierce the skies, whose splendor shall beam on all lands, and those who hew the lowliest stone, as much as those who carve the highest capital, will be equally honored when its top-stone shall be laid, with new rejoicings of the morning stars, and shoutings of the sons of God.