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" ... why the disproportion in knowledge between the two sexes should be so great, when the inequality in natural talents is so small; or why the understanding of women should be lavished upon trifles, when nature has made it capable of higher and better... "
The Enquirer: Or, Literary, Mathematical, and Philosophical Repository ... - Page 286
edited by - 1812
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 15

1810 - 580 pages
...it capable of higher and better things,we profess ourselves not able to understand. The r.ffectation charged upon female knowledge is best cured by making that knowledge more general : r.nd the economy devolved upon women is best secured by the ruin, disgrace, and inconvenience which...
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Select Reviews, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 4

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810 - 462 pages
...women should be lavished upon trifles, when nature has made it capable of higher and better things, we profess ourselves not able to understand. The affectation...secured by the ruin, disgrace, and inconvenience which proceeds from neglecting it. For the care of children, nature has made a direct and powerful provision;...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 15

English literature - 1810 - 556 pages
...we profefs ourfelves not able to underftand. The affectation charged upon fermie knowledge is beft cured by making that knowledge more general ; and the economy devolved upon women is belt fecured by the ruin, difgrace, and inconvenience which proceeds from neglecting it. For the c»re...
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Essays on School Keeping: Comprising Observations on the Qualifications of ...

Allison Wrifford - School management and organization - 1831 - 198 pages
...women should be lavished upon trifles, when nature has made it capable of higher and better things, we profess ourselves not able to understand. The affectation...secured by the ruin, disgrace, and inconvenience which proceeds from neglecting it. For the care of children, nature has made a direct and powerful provision;...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 3-4

Maurice Cross - 1835 - 918 pages
...women should be lavished upon trifles, when nature has made it capable of higher and better things, we profess ourselves not able to understand. The affectation...cured by making that knowledge more general ; and economy devolved upon women is best secured by the ruin, disgrace, and inconvenience which proceeds...
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Selections Fron the Edinburgh Review, Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 3-4

1835 - 916 pages
...affectation charged upon female knowledge is best cured by making that knowledge more general ; and economy devolved upon women is best secured by the ruin, disgrace, and inconvenience which proceeds from neglecting it. For Ihe care of children, nalure has made a <lirecl and powerful provision...
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The Works of Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - 1839 - 464 pages
...women should be lavished upon trifles, when nature has made it capable of higher and better things, we profess ourselves not able to understand. The affectation...secured by the ruin, disgrace, and inconvenience which proceeds from neglecting it. For the care of children, nature has made a direct and powerful provision...
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The Education of Mothers of Families, Or, The Civilisation of the Human Race ...

Louis-Aimé Martin - Women - 1842 - 542 pages
...women should be lavished upon trifles when nature has made it capable of higher and better things, we profess ourselves not able to understand. The affectation...best cured by making that knowledge more general. For the care of children, nature has made a direct and powerful provision, and the gentleness and elegance...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - English literature - 1844 - 424 pages
...women should be lavished upon trifles, when nature has made it capable of higher and better things, we profess ourselves not able to understand. The affectation...secured by the ruin, disgrace, and inconvenience which proceeds from neglecting it. For the care of children, nature has made a direct and powerful provision...
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Essays

Sydney Smith - 1847 - 524 pages
...women should be lavished upon trifles, when nature has made it capable of higher and better things, we profess ourselves not able to understand. The affectation...secured by the ruin, disgrace, and inconvenience which proceeds from neglecting it. For the care of children, nature has made a direct and powerful provision...
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