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, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1871. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHILDREN. THEIR BIGHTS, PKITILEGES, AND TRUE RELATIONS TO SOCIETY. NO. I. A series of papers, relating specifically to women, cannot well be closed without something being said relative to their offspring. We say their offspring, because it is they who, by nature, are appointed to the holy mission of motherhood, and who, by this mission, are directly charged with the care of the embryotic life, upon which so much of future good or ill to it depends. It is during this brief period that the initials of character are stamped upon the receptive, incipient mentality, which, expanding as it grows, first into childhood and on to manhood or womanhood, reveals the true secrets of its nature. The rights of children, then, as individuals, begin while yet they are in the foetal life, and it is to this consideration that attention is most required to be called, for here lies the cause of a great deal more of the conditions of life than we have been taught to think. Children do not 'come into existence by any will or consent of their own. With their origin they have nothing to do, but in after life they take upon themselves individual responsibility, and thus become liable for action which perhaps was predetermined by circumstances which occurred long prior to their assuming personal responsibility. In all those years before individual responsibility and discretion, which are by common consent accorded to youth, children are virtually the dependencies of their parents, subject to their government, which may be either wise or mischievous, and is as often the latter as the former. But, having arrived at the proper age, they step into the world upon an equality of footing with others previously arrived. At this time they are the result of the care which has been bestowe...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1871. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHILDREN. THEIR BIGHTS, PKITILEGES, AND TRUE RELATIONS TO SOCIETY. NO. I. A series of papers, relating specifically to women...

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

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ISBN - 10:0217821294

ISBN - 13:9780217821292

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