Elizabeth Missing Sewell quotes

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A young man is stirred and stimulated by the consciousness of how much depends upon his own exertions: a young girl is ... oppress ...
The aim of education is to fit children for the position in life which they are hereafter to occupy. Boys are to be sent out into ...
Any strain upon a girl's intellect is to be dreaded, and any attempt to bring women into competition with men can scarcely escape ...
Obedience ... is the primary object of all sound education.
... a woman who is not feminine is a monster in creation.
... we become so accustomed to meet with injustice, and, if we are at all sincere with our own hearts, are so conscious of being g ...
... health is the obstacle, which ... must stand in the way of a girl's acquiring the intellectual strength, which ... is so inval ...
A boy's mind is not so easily sullied as a girl's.... Undesirable knowledge is not an equal shock to the moral nature.
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