Constitutional Equality A Right Of Woman; Or, A Consideration Of The Various Relations Which She…

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byLady Tennessee Claflin Cook

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...is obtained by her personal power as woman over man; this same power has been possessed and exercised in all ages and nations. There is, then, no difference in principle between the absolute government now exercised over woman and that which was exercised over the whole people ages since. From that power and rule man has freed himself, but his sisters still linger under its baneful influence--baneful, because it militates against her obtaining individuality. When woman obtains the same kind of freedom and exercises the same rights that man does, she will begin to live for the same ends that man does. At present marriage is the all in all for woman. It is the end of woman's individual existence, instead of being, as it should be, a means to a still greater and more glorious consummation. Whatever greatness man has ever attained, has been gained by the exercise of his individual powers; his adapting his acquirements to some grand practical and general result Had there been some lesser object for him to generally consider the end of attainment, there would have been much less of progress for the world. Now, woman is naturally more intuitive--perceptive--than man, and therefore a better perceiver of the real requirements of the ages than he is or can be. She would be, under equal circumstances, more inventive than he, while he would be better adapted to working out her inventions. It would be an instructive lesson were all the great attainments made by woman analyzed, to find which were made by her as the woman, and which by her as the wife. It has been the free women who have been great, or those who, by nature, could not be subjugated, even by the marriage contract It is proverbial that husbands do not wish their wives to become conspicuous, even...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...is obtained by her personal power as woman over man; this same power has been possessed and exercised in all ages and n...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217698921

ISBN - 13:9780217698924

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