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No Sex in Education: Or, an Equal Chance for Both Boys and Girls - Primary ...
Eliza Bisbee Duffey
No preview available - 2013
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Page 107 - winks, jokes and improprieties, merely by that instinctive sense which is the forerunner of matured modesty. But I will guarantee nothing in a school where girls are alone together, and still less where boys are.' A certain amount of juxtaposition is an advantage to each sex.
Page 112 - cute enough to count, the corns in a bag o' wheat wi' only smelling at it. They can see through a barn door, they can. Perhaps that's the reason they can see so little o' this side on't."—GEORGE ELIOT.
Page 36 - what are little girls made of, made of? What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice, and everything nice, That's what little girls are made of,
Page 94 - The surest road to health, say what they will. Is never to suppose we shall be ill. Most of those evils we poor mortals know From doctors and imagination flow."—CHURCHILL.
Page 57 - labor. A breaking down in health does not appear to be more frequent than with young men. We have not observed a more frequent interruption of study on this account, nor do statistics show a greater draft upon the vital forces in the case of those who have completed the full college course. Of
Page 48 - thinks of hers for making himself happy. As if a man could choose not only his wife, but his wife's husband ! Or as if he were bound to provide charms for his posterity in his own person!"—
Page 49 - It is equally obvious that a girl upon whom nature, for a limited period and for a definite purpose, imposes so great a physiological task, will not have as much power left for the tasks of the school as the boy of whom nature requires less at the corresponding epoch.
Page 48 - A man's mind—what there is of it—has always the advantage of being masculine, as the smallest birch tree is of a higher kind than the most soaring palm, and even his ignorance is of a sounder