Maidenhood and motherhood, or, Ten phases of woman's life

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Law, King & Law Publishing House, 1887 - 711 pages

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Page 378 - If the balance of our lives had not one scale of reason to poise another of sensuality, the blood and baseness of our natures would conduct us to most preposterous conclusions; but we have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts, whereof I take this that you call love to be a sect or scion.
Page 309 - Have ye not read that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, and said, 'For this cause shall a man leave father and mother and shall cleave to his wife; and they twain shall be one flesh'? Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Page 423 - Many medical witnesses, comprising the principal obstetric practitioners in the kingdom, were examined on this point. Their evidence was very conflicting, but a large majority concurred in the opinion that natural gestation might be protracted to a period which would cover the birth of the alleged illegitimate child. On the moral side of the question, it was clearly proved that Lady Gardner, after the departure of her husband, was living in open adulterous intercourse with a Mr.
Page 257 - No pearls, no gold, no stones, no corn, no spice, No cloth, no wine, of love can pay the price. What thing is love, which nought can countervail? Nought save itself, ev'n such a thing is love. All worldly wealth in worth as far doth fail, As lowest earth doth yield to heaven above. Divine is love, and scorneth worldly pelf, And can be bought with nothing, but with self.
Page 585 - ... the quantity of blood circulating in the brain. Attention should, therefore, be paid to the diet of the insomnolent. As a rule people are under-fed. This is especially true of women. The tone of the system is thus lowered, and local congestions of different parts of the body are produced.
Page 168 - When a mother once asked a clergyman when she should begin the education of her child, then four years old, he replied : " Madam, if you have not begun already, you have lost those four years. From the first smile that gleams upon an infant's cheek, your opportunity begins.
Page 128 - to make a perfect salad, there should be a miser for oil, a spendthrift for vinegar, a wise man for salt, and a madcap to stir the ingredients up and mix them well together.
Page 311 - That shall desert them never. And thou be such, my gentle love, Time, chance, the world defying ; And take, ' tis all I have, a heart That changes but in dying.
Page 215 - In some cases, the disease resembles merely an exaggeration of the restlessness and ' fidgetiness ' common among children ; in others, it goes so far as to be a very serious malady, and may even threaten life. Fatal cases, however, are fortunately very rare, and in the large majority of instances the disease yields readily to treatment carefully pursued, or disappears spontaneously as the patient grows up.
Page 123 - ... have united the conditions for giving to the flesh the qualities which best fit it for being eaten. When it is introduced into the boiling water, the albumen of the flesh is immediately coagulated on the surface, and to a certain depth inwards...

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