Hints on husband-catching; or, A manual for marriageable misses, by the hon. , author of 'Hints on the nature and management of duns'.

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Page 105 - How oft, when press'd to marriage, have I said, Curse on all laws but those which love has made! Love, free as air, at sight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies...
Page 104 - By education most have been misled; So they believe, because they so were bred. The priest continues what the nurse began, And thus the child imposes on the man.
Page 42 - I'm Mrs. Dingley's Whose heart in this four-footed thing lies." Pope has the well known lines, " Worth makes the man and want of it the fellow, And all the rest is leather and prunella.
Page iv - Matrimony, then, is to be to you the signal of emancipation. A "married woman" may do what she likes, and as long as she keeps within the limits of decorum — that is to say, as long as she is not actually an adultress — she may flirt, dress, and enjoy herself to an unlimited extent.
Page 41 - Besides, ten or twelve hours of married life out of the twenty -four are generally consumed by the happy pair, side by side in a four-post bedstead ; and were your
Page v - Parisian art of accomplishing it — the Polka ; for this you leave uncovered the swanlike neck, and the ivory shoulders, and benevolently display to us as much of your beautiful busts as you dare to show...
Page iv - No wonder, then, that you eagerly take your places in the ranks of matrons expectant, and arm yourselves at all points for conquest.
Page ii - Between the Christian master and slave was no religious distinction; they came into the same sanctuary to invoke the same God, to pray, to sing together, to participate in the same mysteries, to sit at the same table, to drink of the same cup, and to take part in the same feast. How should this community of worship not have profoundly modified their mutual relations ? How could the master have continued to see in his slave that thing which the Roman law permitted him to use and to abuse? Also, whatever...

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