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" The man's power is active, progressive, defensive. He is eminently the doer, the creator, the discoverer, the defender. His intellect is for speculation and invention ; his energy for adventure, for war, and for conquest, wherever war is just, wherever... "
Art and Life: A Ruskin Anthology - Page 375
by John Ruskin, William Sloane Kennedy - 1886 - 593 pages
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

Fashion - 1866
...receiving from the other what the other only can give. Now, their separate characters are briefly these. The man's power is active, progressive, defensive....the discoverer, the defender. His intellect is for {peculation and invention; his energy for I'lventure, for war, and for conquest, wherever waj it just,...
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The Illustrated Magazine, Volumes 21-22

Literature - 1866
...receiving from the other what the other only can give. Now, their separate characters are briefly these. The man's power is active, progressive, defensive....war is just, wherever conquest necessary. But the women's power is for rule, not for battle — and her intellect is not for invention or creation, but...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 26

1866
...receiving from the other what the other can only give. Now, their separate characters are briefly these: The man's power is active, progressive, defensive....conquest, wherever war is just, wherever conquest is necessary. But the woman's power is for rule, not for battle, and her intellect is not for invention...
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Sesame and Lilies: Two Lectures Delivered at Manchester in 1864

John Ruskin - Books and reading - 1867
...receiving from the other what the other only can give. Now their separate characters are briefly these. The man's power is active, progressive, defensive....necessary. But the woman's power is for rule, not for battle,—and her intellect is not for invention or creation, but for sweet ordering, arrangement,...
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The True Woman: A Series of Discourses, to which is Added Woman Vs. Ballot

Justin Dewey Fulton - Women - 1869 - 264 pages
...receiving from the other what the other only can give. Their separate characters are briefly these : The man's power is active, progressive, defensive,...speculation and invention ; his energy for adventure, for work, for conquest, whenever war is just, whenever conquest is necessary. But the woman's power is...
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Marriage, a divine institution, and a spiritual and enduring union

William Bruce (of Edinburgh.) - Marriage - 1871 - 118 pages
...the other what the other only can give. Now their separate characters are briefly these. The man-s power is active, progressive, defensive. He is eminently...the discoverer, the defender. His intellect is for si ecui.i:ii.-i and invention, his energy for adventure, tor i--ar, for conMiu.-t, whenever war is...
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Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 2

Humanities - 1879
...in " Queen's Gardens," is their proper function. " Each sex," says he, " has what the other has not The man's power is active, progressive, defensive....the doer, the creator, the discoverer, the defender. A woman's power is for rule, not for battle, and her intellect is not for invention or creation, but...
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The Works of John Ruskin: Sesame and lilies

John Ruskin - 1880
...receiving from the other what the other only can give. 68. Now their separate characters are briefly these. The man's power is active, progressive, defensive....necessary. But the woman's power is for rule, not for battle,—and her intellect is not for invention or creation, but for sweet ordering, arrangement,...
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Sesame and Lilies: Three Lectures

John Ruskin - 1883 - 172 pages
...receiving from the other what the other only can give. 68. Now their separate characters are briefly these. The man's power is active, progressive, defensive....for rule, not for battle, — and her intellect is nor for invention or creation, but for sweet ordering, arrangement, and decision. She sees the qualities...
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Lectures on the Calling of a Christian Woman: And Her Training to Fulfil It ...

Morgan Dix - Women - 1883 - 175 pages
...inner. No art or skill can change that relation to the world in which they live. To quote again : " The man's power is active, progressive, defensive....his energy for adventure, for war, and for conquest. . . . The man's work for his home is, to secure its maintenance, progress, and defense. The man's duty,...
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