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A Father's Legacy To His Daughters

3.0 of 5 stars 3.00  ·  rating details  ·  9 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Reprint of the 1774 ed. printed for W. Strahan, T. Cadell, W. Creech, London.
Hardcover, 138 pages
Published April 1st 1974 by Garland Pub (first published 1774)
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Deborah Markus
Of course reading a guidebook of female deportment written in the 18th century is going to make a 21st-century feminist scream. And certainly lines like "if you happen to have any learning, keep it a profound secret, especially from the men, who generally look with a jealous and malignant eye on a woman of great parts, and a cultivated understanding" aren't exactly guaranteed to win me over. And here's another gem:

"But though good health be one of the greatest blessings of life, never boast of
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Heather
This was a cute book, full of common sense advice that is applicable today but a little more fun to read from an 18th century perspective.
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