The Woman's Book: Dealing Practically with the Modern Conditions of Home-life, Self-support, Education, Opportunities, and Every-day Problems
The eleven authors who contributed essays to this book on women in business, education, and the professions reflect the changing attitudes towards women at the end of the 19th century.
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Página 177 - And when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.
Página 244 - I wish the good old times would come again," she said, " when we were not quite so rich. I do not mean, that I want to be poor ; but there was a middle state ; " — so she was pleased to ramble on, — " in which I am sure we were a great deal happier. A purchase is but a purchase, now that you have money enough and to spare. Formerly it used to be a triumph. When we coveted a cheap luxury (and...
Página 245 - ... and against, and think what we might spare it out of, and what saving we could hit upon, that should be an equivalent. A thing was worth buying then, when we felt the money that we paid for it.
Página 180 - IT is, I find, in zoology as it is in botany: all nature is so full, that that district produces the greatest variety which is the most examined.
Página 251 - And the five pillars of it with their hooks: and he overlaid their chapiters and their fillets with gold: but their five sockets were of brass.
Página 274 - STATE OF NEW YORK,) County of New York,) ss. : On this day of , 1910, before me personally came to me known and known to me to be the individual described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and he duly acknowledged to me that he executed the same.
Página 274 - ... and the said party of the first part doth covenant that the said party of the second part, on paying the said yearly rent, and performing the covenants aforesaid, shall and may peaceably and quietly have, hold, and enjoy, the said demised premises for the term aforesaid.
Página 263 - In his devouring mind's eye he pictured to himself every roasting-pig running about with a pudding in his belly and an apple in his mouth; the pigeons were snugly put to bed in a comfortable pie and tucked in with a coverlet of crust...
Página 274 - ... party of the second part, and receive the rent thereof, applying the same, first to the payment of such...