Woman in the Nineteenth Century: And Kindred Papers Relating to the Sphere, Condition and Duties, of Woman by Margaret Fuller Ossoli

Woman in the Nineteenth Century: And Kindred Papers Relating to the Sphere, Condition and Duties…

byMargaret Fuller Ossoli

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The problem of Woman's position, or "sphere,"—of her duties, responsibilities, rights and immunities as Woman,—fitly attracts a large and still-increasing measure of attention from the thinkers and agitators of our time, The legislators, so called,—those who ultimately enact into statutes what the really governing class (to wit, the thinkers) have originated, matured and gradually commended to the popular comprehension and acceptance,—are not as yet much occupied with this problem, only fitfully worried and more or less consciously puzzled by it. More commonly they merely echo the mob's shallow retort to the petition of any strong-minded daughter or sister, who demands that she be allowed a voice in disposing of the money wrenched from her hard earnings by inexorable taxation, or in shaping the laws by which she is ruled, judged, and is liable to be sentenced to prison or to death, "It is a woman's business to obey her husband, keep his home tidy, and nourish and train his children." But when she rejoins to this, "Very true; but suppose I choose not to have a husband, or am not chosen for a wife—what then?

Title:Woman in the Nineteenth Century: And Kindred Papers Relating to the Sphere, Condition and Duties…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 16, 2013Publisher:AMN PublishingLanguage:English

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