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Page 128 - The old is done with; and the Tree of Life needs to be well shaken before the new fruit will drop. MRS. WARD, Cous.
Page 66 - Friend had for the first time come cross the type of which the world is now full — men and women, but especially women, who have no use any longer for the reticence of the past, who desire to know all they possibly can about themselves, their own thoughts and sensations, their own peculiarities and powers, all of which are endlessly interesting to them; and especially to the intellectual elite among them.
Page 61 - The only hope of happiness for a woman, she believed, lay in an honest lover, if such a lover could be found. Herself an intellectual, and a freed spirit, she had no trust in any of the new professional and technical careers into which she saw women crowding.
Page 66 - She had lived in a world where men and women do not talk much about themselves, and as a rule instinctively avoid thinking much about themselves, as a habit tending to something they call
Page 126 - Cousin Philip had scarcely addressed a word to her during the evening, and had bade her a chilly goodnight.
Page 61 - But she also realized the promise of intelligence, of remarkable brain development, and it seemed to her of supreme importance that sex should have the first innings in her child's life.
Page 163 - Well, — she'll have to marry somebody some day — and the rest of us may drown!
Page 165 - Helena, holding a dancing class under the cedars on the yellow smoothness of the lawn, after tea, for such young men as panted to conquer the mysteries of