Modern marriage and how to bear it

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Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,228 / 134 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56
LoC Category: HQ
Downloads: 875
Added to site: 2010.03.07
mnybks.net#: 26893
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Instructional

Lively and frank . . . should prove instructive as well as readable and provide people with plenty to think about. The author has read widely, and thought deeply, and has a sufficiently broad mind to give her conclusions real value . . . should be read by all who think seriously on this most serious subject.

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Seven Girls' and 'Lover of the Sex' write to demand his instant execution and public disgrace.

The range of men's fault-finding is endless; one will assert that women are mere domestic machines, unfit companions for any intelligent man, and with no soul above conversation about their servants and children; another that they are mere blue-stockings striving after an unattainable intellectuality; a third that they are mere frivolous dolls without brain or heart, engrossed in the pursuit of pleasure, a fourth that they are sexless, slangy, misclad masculine monsters.

Judged by the assertions of newspaper correspondents, women are at one and the same time preposterously masculine, contemptibly feminine, ridiculously intellectual, repulsively athletic, and revoltingly frivolous. In appearance they are either lank, gaunt, flat-footed lamp-posts, or else over-dressed, unnaturally-shaped, painted dolls. Their extravagance exhausts expletive! When they belong to the class of society generally

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