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" the people as a public lecturer, would naturally excite surprise any where, and the nil admirari of the old world itself would hardly be sustained before such a spectacle ; but in America, where women are guarded by a seven-fold shield of habitual insignificance,... "
Domestic Manners of the Americans - Page 103
by Frances Milton Trollope - 1901 - 304 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 276

Early English newspapers - 1894
...education to appear on a public platform anywhere; but “in America, where,' Mrs. Trollope tells us, “women are guarded by a seven-fold shield of habitual...caused an effect that can hardly be described.” To quote Mrs. Trollope further: “Her tall and majestic figure, the deep and almost solemn expression...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 276

English periodicals - 1894
...education to appear on a public platform anywhere ; but " in America, where," Mrs. Trollope tells us, " women are guarded by a seven-fold shield of habitual...it caused an effect that can hardly be described." To quote Mrs. Trollope further : " Her tall and majestic figure, the deep and almost solemn expression...
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The Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne

Margaret B. Moore - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 290 pages
...present herself to the people as a public lecturer, would naturally excite surprise anywhere. . . . but in America, where women are guarded by a seven-fold...it caused an effect that can hardly be described." 17 After finally sailing her Nashoba blacks to Haiti where she freed them, Wright began to write and...
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The Complete Works of Harriet Taylor Mill

Harriet Hardy Taylor Mill, Jo Ellen Jacobs, Paula Harms Payne - Philosophy - 1998 - 603 pages
...This seems scarcely consistent with the continual reiteration of the utter nothingness of the women: ‘in America, where women are guarded by a seven-fold shield of habitual insignificance,' —p. 96; an odd sort of shield that; again: —‘It is obvious, that the ladies who are brought up...
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Joyous Greetings: The First International Women's Movement, 1830-1860

Bonnie S. Anderson - Social Science - 2000 - 314 pages
...naturally excite surprise anywhere,” wrote English novelist Frances Trollope about Wright in 1831. “But in America where women are guarded by a seven-fold shield of habitual insignificance it has caused an effect which can scarcely be described.”” Wright compounded the effect by daring...
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