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" For though the arts which merely embellish life must claim admiration, yet, when a man of sense comes to marry, it is a companion whom he wants, and not an artist : it is not merely a creature who can paint, and play, and sing, and draw, and dress, and... "
The Monthly review. New and improved ser - Page 411
1799
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Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education: With a View ..., Volume 1

Hannah More - Women - 1799 - 322 pages
...admiration ; yet when a man of fenfe comes to marry, it is a companion whom he wants, and not an artift. It is not merely a creature who can paint, and play, and drefs, and dance ; it is a being who can comfort and counfel him ; one who can reafon and reflect,...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 7

Literary Criticism - 1799
...admiration ; yet when a man of fenfe comes to marry, it is a companion whom he wants, and not an artift. It is not merely a creature who can paint, and play, and drefs, and dance ; it is a being who can comfort and counfel him ; one who can reafon and reflect,...
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The life of Hannah More: with a critical review of her writings

William Shaw - 1802 - 208 pages
...Numidians, who among a plurality could find " nulla a,mica." " When a man of sense comes to majry, it is not merely *' a creature who can paint, and play and sing^ and draw, " and dress, and dance, he wants ; it is a being who can " comfort and counsel him...
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The Parents' Friend; Or Extracts from the Principal Works on ..., Volume 2

Education - 1803
...life, must claim admiration, yet when a woman of sense comes to marry, it is a companion a husband wants, and not an artist. It is not merely a creature...can reason, and reflect, and feel, and judge, and act, and discourse, and discriminate ; one who can assist him in his affairs, lighten* his cares, sooth...
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The Prosaic Garland: Consisting of Upwards of Two-hundred Pieces Selected ...

English prose literature - 1807 - 260 pages
...by any abberations from its proper path. When a man of sense conies to marry, it is a companion whum he wants, and not an artist. It is not merely a creature...him ; one who can reason, and reflect, and feel, and jndge, and act, and discourse, and discriminate; one who can assist him in his affairs, lighten his...
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Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education: With a View of the ...

Hannah More - Women - 1809
...arts which merely embellish life must claim admiration; yat when a man of sense comes to marry, it is a companion whom he wants, and not an artist.- It...comfort and counsel him ; one who can reason, and rellect, and fi-ol, and judge, and act, and discourse, and discriminate ; one who can assist him in...
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Structures on the Modern System of Female Education

Hannah More - 1813 - 312 pages
...Conspiracy, which merely embellish life must claim admiration ; yet when a man of sense comes to marry, it is a companion whom he wants, and not an artist. It is...who can reason and reflect, and feel, and judge, and act, and discourse, and discriminate ; one who can assist him in his affairs, lighten his cares, sooth...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Readers - 1816 - 392 pages
...admiration ; yet, when a man of sense comes to tn.aw-y, it is a companion whom fie wants, and aot.au artist. It is not merely a creature .who can paint, and play, and sing, and draw, and dress, and dance; it is a being who can comfort "and counsel him; one who can reason,...
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man: Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - Conduct of life - 1818 - 421 pages
...arts which merely embellish life must claim admiration ; yet when a man of sense comes to marry, it is a companion whom he wants, and not an artist. It is not merely a creatnre who can paint, and play, and dress, and dance ; it is a being who can comfort and counsel...
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man, Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - Conduct of life - 1823 - 264 pages
...arts which merely embellish life must claim admiration ; yet when a man of sense comes to marry, it is a companion whom he wants, and not an artist. It is...can reason, and reflect, and feel, and judge, and act, and discourse, and discriminate; one who can assist him in his affairs, lighten his cares, sooth...
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