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Marriage Questions in Modern Fiction: And Other Essays on Kindred Subjects
Elizabeth Rachel Chapman
No preview available - 2016
Aubrey Beardsley become believe British Barbarians ceremony character Christian Church civilisation contract Cover Design Crown 8vo Dante Design by Patten divorce doctrine duty English Essays evil evolution existing favour Fcap fiction Free Love George Eliot Grant Allen Grant Allen's Hadria heart Herminia honour human husband ideal indissoluble marriage instinct institution J. S. Fletcher Laurence Housman less liberty life-union literature lives M. P. Shiel Marriage Questions married matter Mayfair Set merely Milton mind modern Mona Caird monogamy moral nature novel opinion passion Patten Wilson Poems practically present problem-novel Protestant reform regard relation religious reverence revolt Richard Le Gallienne sacramental sacramental character sanction Second Edition sense separation social society Sonya soul spirit St Paul teaching tendency theory things thought tion Title-page and Cover to-day truth union view of marriage wife woman women word writer
Page 66 - Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy head, thy sovereign; one that cares for thee, And for thy maintenance commits his body To painful labour both by sea and land...
Page 75 - Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Christian is? If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison us, do we not die? and if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?
Page ix - I find this conclusion more impressed upon me, — that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly, is poetry, prophecy, and religion, — all in one.
Page 67 - Such duty as the subject owes the prince, Even such a woman oweth to her husband; And when she is froward, peevish, sullen, sour, And not obedient to his honest will, What is she but a foul contending rebel And graceless traitor to her loving lord?
Page 185 - Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the Head of the Church : and He is the Saviour of the body. Therefore as the Church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything.
Page 77 - Sir, a woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not done well ; but you are surprised to find it done at all.
Page 117 - It was ordained for the mutual society, help, and comfort, that the one ought to have of the other, both in prosperity and adversity.
Page 241 - A COMPLETE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FENCING AND DUELLING, AS PRACTISED BY ALL EUROPEAN NATIONS FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO THE PRESENT DAY. With a Classified Index, arranged Chronologically according to Languages. Illustrated with numerous Portraits of Ancient and Modern Masters of the Art. Title-pages and Frontispieces of some of the earliest works. Portrait of the Author by WILSON STEER, and Title-page designed by PATTEN WILSON.
Page 75 - The whole world was made for man, but the twelfth part of man for woman ; man is the whole world, and the breath of God; woman the rib and crooked piece of man.