The Excellency Of The Female Character Vindicated; Being An Investigation Relative To The Cause And…

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byThomas Branagan

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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.1828 Excerpt: ... iMF&UeSKD with tenfold solicitude for your welfare, deeply sensible of your greatimportance and respectability in society, and your intellectual improvement and prosperity, na the very existence of society depends; seeing the hosts of dangers which attend you in your journey through life, and being assured that unless you take prudencejm-yourguide you will undoubtedly beeriveiedmtHevoTtex of vanity and sensuality; which will infallibly imbitter your future days, and cause shipwreck at last. I say, being cogently impressed with these sentiments, as authentic as they are important, I take the liberity, with the most respectful considerations and the purest intentions, to suggest a few thoughts for your serious consideration, which, like beacons to the mariner, may point out the dangerous rocks and shoals that are profusely interspersed through the devious paths of folly. I hope you will lay aside, for a little time the novel and the romance, and read before you judge of the merits or demerits of my arguments. You must not suppose from my animadversions, that I cherish an antipathy to the sex. No man can.be o more,sin-_ cere admirer of them than myself; vwn!TevTrlubus"i;I admire and venerate them; biUwjiejTj/ujiousJ pity thenar ' The heedless fair, who stoops to guilty joys, A man may pity--but he must despise." You will, perhaps, glance indifferently and superficially over the subsequent strictures, as if they were not intimately connected wjth your future prosperity. The volatile fair one, while under the parental roof, seldom forms an estimate, or even anticipates the losses by which her paternal fortunewill be assailed; the seduction with which her honor will be environed; the pestilential vapours proceeding from the mouth of calumny and defamation, with w...

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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.1828 Excerpt: ... iMF&UeSKD with tenfold solicitude for your welfare, deeply sensible of your greatimportance and respectability in society, and y...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217278906

ISBN - 13:9780217278904

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