Republics Versus Woman: Constrasting the Treatment Accorded to Woman in Aristocracies with that Meted Out to Her in Democracies

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Grafton Press, 1903 - 179 lappuses
Woolsey reviews the civil and political rights of women in a democracy and an aristocracy, and concludes that their rights are best protected in a democratic republic.

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150. lappuse - I want no prisoners. I wish you to kill and burn; the more you kill and burn the better you will please me.
156. lappuse - He has monopolized nearly all the profitable employments, and from those she is permitted to follow, she receives but a scanty remuneration.
156. lappuse - He has made her, morally, an irresponsible being, as she can commit many crimes with impunity, provided they be done in the presence of her husband. In the covenant of marriage, she is compelled to promise obedience to her husband, he becoming, to all intents and purposes, her master — the law giving him power to deprive her of her liberty, and to administer chastisement.
101. lappuse - Israelites of old — a pillar of cloud by day, a pillar of fire by night.
155. lappuse - Having deprived her of this first right of a citizen, the elective franchise, thereby leaving her without representation in the halls of legislation, he has oppressed her on all sides.
156. lappuse - He has so framed the laws of divorce, as to what shall be the proper causes, and in case of separation to whom the guardianship of the children shall be given, as to be wholly regardless of the happiness of women — the law in all cases going upon a false supposition of the supremacy of man, and giving all power into his hands.
154. lappuse - Is there any congeniality excepting in the administration, between the government of Great Britain and the government of the United States? The Senate supposes there is, and usurps the secret privileges of the House of Lords.
156. lappuse - After depriving her of all rights as a married woman, if single and the owner of property, he has taxed her to support a government which recognizes her only when her property can be made profitable to it.
157. lappuse - He has endeavored, in every way that he could, to destroy her confidence in her own powers, to lessen her self-respect, and to make her willing to lead a dependent and abject life.
157. lappuse - He has created a false public sentiment by giving to the world a different code of morals for men and women, by which moral delinquencies which exclude women from society, are not only tolerated, but deemed of little account in man.

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