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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 34 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 26 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 18 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 17 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 16 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men 10 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 2, 1861., [Electronic resource] 10 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 17, 1861., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 10 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men, I. Introductory. (search)
logy, in which women take a part so conspicuous; and though he felt bound to preach against that mythology all the time, he could not help dwelling on its picturesque details. To him every woman was a sort of reformed Artemis or Aphrodite, always tempted to relapse into her sins. The vanities of dress especially horrified him, though it surely was not in any undue profusion or variety of costume that the beautiful Greek goddesses chiefly erred. Had he lived in these times, and written for Harper's Bazaar, he would doubtless have entered his protest on every page against the new fashions on the page opposite. But his merit was that he bore his testimony, whether wise or unwise, for the benefit of both sexes alike. For women to braid false hair upon the crown of the head was no worse than for men to displace from the chin the hair that God has placed there. If women wear false hair, he says, they not only deceive men, but commit inpiety towards the presbyter, who in blessing them
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men, Advertisements. (search)
-sense, and the book, with its practical style and useful suggestions, will do good. Independent, N. Y. Published by Harper & brothers, New York. Harper and brothers will send any of the above works by mail. postage pre-paid, to any part of Harper and brothers will send any of the above works by mail. postage pre-paid, to any part of the United States or Canada, on receipt of the price. Social usages in America. Manners and Social Usages in America. A Book of Etiquette. By Mrs. John Sherwood. pp.448. New and Enlarged Edition, Revised by the Author. 16mo, Extra Cloth, l usages we do not know. The book is a handsome one, as it ought to be. Christian Intelligencer, N. Y. Published by Harper & brothers, New York. Harper and brothers will send the above work by mail, post. age pre-paid, to any part of the Un one, as it ought to be. Christian Intelligencer, N. Y. Published by Harper & brothers, New York. Harper and brothers will send the above work by mail, post. age pre-paid, to any part of the United States or Canada, on receipt of the price.