Republics Versus Woman; Constrasting The Treatment Accorded To Woman In Aristocracies With That Meted Out To Her In Democracies by Kate Trimble WoolseyRepublics Versus Woman; Constrasting The Treatment Accorded To Woman In Aristocracies With That Meted Out To Her In Democracies by Kate Trimble Woolsey

Republics Versus Woman; Constrasting The Treatment Accorded To Woman In Aristocracies With That…

byKate Trimble Woolsey

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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. 1903. Excerpt: ... WOMAN'S POLITICAL STATUS THE tone of the foregoing introduction increased the difficulties of my task, but I at once arose and plunged into my subject, saying--Ladies, our kind friend has never heard me express my opinion of woman's position either in democratic or aristocratic government. But the fact that I am an American, I greatly fear, has led both you and her to infer that I, of course, favor her status in the former. (Subdued murmurs.) Nothing could give me greater pride or pleasure than to assure you that women in Republics have greater influence in the State and home, are better protected, enjoy a purer fire-side, and receive greater public and private consideration, When I use the word "American" I mean a citizen of the United States of North America. Public and political, I use as synonymous words. American Republic is the name people generally give to the United States Republic. than women in any other form of government; but my conscience forbids and prompts me to tell you "the plain, unvarnished truth." (Continued murmurs.) I can easily understand how the reading of the fundamental or basic principles of any republic would lead you to believe that woman's condition and position amid such teachings would be preferable and superior in every respect to her condition and position in any aristocracy. It is not difficult to see how you would expect the disciple of democratic doctrines to live up to loftier liberty, truer justice and broader freedom than all others. You look for them to be the most chaste, the most sober, the most unselfish of men. It is a beautiful dream--but it is only a dream. Much, as I regret it I must tell you that there is abs lutely no correspondence between their principles and their practices, which are, in reality, as di...
Title:Republics Versus Woman; Constrasting The Treatment Accorded To Woman In Aristocracies With That…Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217041086

ISBN - 13:9780217041089

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