Women's Suffrage: The Reform Against Nature

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Charles Scribner, 1869 - Women - 184 pages
The author expresses the opinion that suffrage for women would upset the natural order of things.

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Page 74 - And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh : she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
Page 78 - So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church.
Page 76 - For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God : but the woman is the glory of the man. For the man is not of the woman; but the woman of the man. Neither was the man created for the woman ; but the woman for the man.
Page 97 - I witness your extraordinary fortitude with new wonder at every new misfortune. Often, after reflecting on this subject, you appear to me so superior, so elevated above all other men ; I contemplate you with such a strange mixture of humility, admiration, reverence, love, and pride, that very little superstition would be necessary to make me worship you as a superior being : such enthusiasm does your character excite in me. When I afterward revert to myself, how insignificant do my best qualities...
Page 76 - Let the woman learn in silence, with all subjection. But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
Page 78 - ... your wives, even as Christ also loved the Church and gave Himself for it...
Page 75 - Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception ; in sorrow shalt thou bring forth children ; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.
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Page 6 - I hope she may get over the offense shortly, as she has a great many others that were worse. She has been with me in many weaknesses and some storms, giving strength alike in both ; sharp enough to see my faults, faithful enough to expose them, and considerate enough to do it wisely : shrinking never from loss, or blame, or shame to be encountered in anything right to be done ; adding great and high instigations, — instigations always to good, and never to evil mistaken for good ; forecasting always...

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