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Page 109 - ... to heaven, and will punish their pretty bodies to get thither; but nothing else will do it, and even in that case sometimes it falls out that nature will prevail. When I talk, therefore, of an academy for women, I mean both the model, the teaching, and the government different from what is proposed by that ingenious lady, for whose proposal I have a very great esteem, and also...
Page 65 - Combien je regrette Mon bras si dodu, Ma jambe bien faite, Et le temps perdu!
Page 7 - CH SHANNON. HERO AND LEANDER. By CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE and GEORGE CHAPMAN. With Borders, Initials, and Illustrations designed and engraved on the wood by CS RICKETTS and CH SHANNON. Bound in English vellum and gold. 200 copies only.
Page 108 - ... not either to be confined or exposed ; the first will disagree with their inclinations, and the last with their reputations, and therefore it is somewhat difficult; and I doubt a method proposed by an ingenious lady in a little book called Advice to the Ladies...
Page 2 - ... Chronicle Play ; Smith, a Tragic Farce ; Scaramouch in Naxos, a Pantomime, with a Frontispiece and Cover Design by AUBREY BEARDSLEY. Printed at the Ballantyne Press. 500 copies.
Page 109 - ... found impracticable. For, saving my respect to the sex, the levity which perhaps is a little peculiar to them (at least in their youth) will not bear the restraint; and I am satisfied nothing but the height of bigotry can keep up a nunnery. Women are extravagantly desirous of going to heaven...
Page 109 - ... now and then a little offensive and shocking in her expressions; which I wonder at, because a civil turn of words is what her sex is always mistress of.