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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 316 12 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 152 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 70 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 48 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 44 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 44 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 42 4 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 26 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 24 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men, I. Introductory. (search)
u, gentlemen! She says: You, gentlemen! and why, I pray, to them? What! do the ladies merit no esteem? She then takes his place, and addresses the whole audience as if it were a parliament, or, in the phrase then familiar, a diet: Fair English Diet, then, Senate of ladies, lower house of men, I humbly pray, decree before you go. This was in 1671, the author being little starch Johnny Crowne; as Lord Rochester called him, from his starched neck-cloth. Crowne was born in Nova Scotia; and it is curious that even at that early day this continent should have begun to supply England with the seeds of social heresy on the woman question. In these days the joint phrase Men and women has thoroughly established itself, and needs no further vindication; and if I reverse it, putting women first, it is with no revolutionary design, although for a definite purpose. It is all very well, said Danton, in the French Revolution, so long as people cry Danton and Robespierre! It i