... of whose whims lie days and days spent in the ardent battle of Wall Street. Frenzy of speculations in land, cities undertaken and built by sheer force of millions, trains launched at full speed over bridges built on a... Outre-mer: Impressions of America - Page 108by Paul Bourget - 1895 - 425 pagesFull view
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Bailey Van Hook - Social Science - 2004 - 304 pages
...dolls, deserves to be quoted at length for his period sexism disguised as chivalry: the woman is the one for whose service man labors, which he has decked...this living orchid, unexpected masterpiece of this civilization.36 This definition of culture and its implications for the feminine sphere were meant...