Social Life in Germany: Illustrated in the Acted Dramas of Her Royal Highness the Princess Amelia of Saxony, Том 1

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Страница xxvi - But like a steddy ship doth strongly part The raging waves and keeps her course aright; Ne aught for tempest doth from it depart, Ne aught for fairer weather's false delight. Such self-assurance need not fear the...
Страница xxvii - ... emancipated us religiously and morally speaking. Emancipation from such trammels and disabilities, be they legal or conventional, as are manifestly injurious — shutting us out from honourable redress where we are oppressed, and from the means of honest subsistence where we are destitute — we shall work out for ourselves in due time, or win it from public opinion. Meantime be it permitted to a woman hopefully to anticipate, and gently to promote...
Страница xxxvi - Their foot," as the song says, " might never touch the ground;" and I have heard that one of them, when these punctilious disabilities were removed, made it her first request to be allowed to cross on foot the beautiful bridge over the Elbe on which she had looked daily from her palace window for twenty years of her life.
Страница xviii - ... in England ; she broadly hints that some of them are insipid, and talks of soupe au lait. She allows that " the experiment is a hazardous one," but says : —
Страница xxvi - But in the stay of her own stedfast might Neither to one herself nor other bends. Most happy she that most assured doth rest, But he most happy who such one loves best.
Страница xxxvii - From this time till 1815, the Princess Amelia shared in all the vicissitudes of her family ; saw her uncle-king twice exiled from his estates, and twice restored, a prisoner and again on his throne ; and during these chances and changes and reverses, which occurred during the most momentous period of a woman's life, from the age of twelve to that of...
Страница xxxi - ... the real, and in the figurative sense, to keep the fire burning pure and clear on the domestic hearth ; and that the exclusive management of the executive affairs of the community at large belongs to men, as the natural result of their exemption from those duties and infirmities which the maternal organization has entailed on the female half of the creation. Medon. Your theory, like that of the writer of " Woman's Mission," supposes all women to be mothers or to have a home — aud this is not...
Страница 3 - ... have thought fit to impress the audience with the wide difference between their assumed and real disposition, by acting as ill, and looking as cross as they possibly could, which could not but be a great satisfaction to any moral audience.
Страница xxxi - ... maternity ; that it is our vocation, in the real and in the figurative sense, to keep the fire burning pure and clear on the domestic hearth ; and that the exclusive management of the executive affairs of the community at large belongs to men, as the natural result of their exemption from those...

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