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" The five worst maladies that afflict the female mind are : indocility, discontent, slander, jealousy, and silliness. Without any doubt, these five maladies infest seven or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority... "
An English girl in Japan - Page 81
by Ella M. Hart Bennett - 1906 - 176 pages
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Scribner's Magazine ..., Volume 70

1921
...maladies that afflict the feminine mind are: indocility, discontent, slander, jealousy, and silliness — the worst of them all and the parent of the other four is silliness," have not wholly convinced her that she could not master the text-books that are prescribed for boys...
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Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for ...

Basil Hall Chamberlain - Japan - 1891 - 503 pages
...doubt, these five maladies infest seven or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority of women to men. A woman should...all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. Woman's nature is passive (lit. shade). This passiveness, being of the nature of the night, is dark....
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An American Missionary in Japan

Marquis Lafayette Gordon - Christianity - 1892 - 276 pages
...from these that arises the inferiority of women to men. A woman should cure them by self -inspection and self-reproach. The worst of them all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. Woman's nature is passive [literally, shade']. This passiveness, being of the nature of night, is dark....
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The Flowery Kingdom and the Land of the Mikado: Or, China, Japan, and Corea ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - China - 1894 - 624 pages
...any doubt these five maladies infest seven or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority of women to men. A woman should...all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. " Woman's nature is passive. This passiveness, being of the nature of the night, is dark. Hence, as...
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The Japs at Home

Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen - China - 1895 - 354 pages
...these that arises the SLICING THE DA1KU (OIGASTIC RADISH). inferiority of women to men. A woman shall cure them by self-inspection and self-reproach. The...all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. " Woman's nature is passive (lit. shade). This passiveness, being of the nature of the night, is dark....
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The Cornhill Magazine

England - 1899
...at her death it is buried •with her as her shroud. The chief duty of a Japanese woman all her life is obedience : whilst unmarried, to her parents ;...are as carefully educated as the men, and take their place in society ; but, on the other hand, they have absolutely no independence, and are in complete...
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Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for ...

Basil Hall Chamberlain - Japan - 1902 - 545 pages
...doubt, these five maladies infest seven or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority of women to. men. A woman should...all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. Woman's nature is passive (lit. shade). This passiveness, being of the nature of the night, is dark....
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Japan Today

James Augustin Brown Scherer - Japan - 1904 - 323 pages
...or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority of women to men. The worst of them all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. Woman's nature, in comparison with man's, is as the shadow to the sunlight. Hence, as viewed from the...
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Japan Today

James Augustin Brown Scherer - Japan - 1904 - 323 pages
...or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority of women to men. The worst of them all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. Woman's nature, in comparison with man's, is as the shadow to the sunlight. Hence, as viewed from the...
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Japan Today

James Augustin Brown Scherer - Japan - 1904 - 323 pages
...or eight out of every ten women, and it is from these that arises the inferiority of women to men. The worst of them all, and the parent of the other four, is silliness. Woman's nature, in comparison with man's, is as the shadow to the sunlight. Hence, as viewed from the...
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