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" Man for the field and woman for the hearth : Man for the sword and for the needle she : Man with the head and woman with the heart: Man to command and woman to obey; All else confusion. "
Works: The princess. In memoriam - Page 91
by Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1904
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Bicycles, Bangs, and Bloomers: The New Woman in the Popular Press

Patricia Marks - Social Science
...Bad Bizness Man for the field and woman for the hearth; Man for the sword, and for the needle she; Man with the head, and woman with the heart; Man to command, and woman to obey; All else confusion. — Tennyson, The Princess THE POPULATION inequity, coupled with the disinclination of the 'Arrys and...
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A Social History of England, 1851-1990

François Bédarida - History - 1991 - 384 pages
...of peace itself. 'Man for the field, woman for the hearth, Man for the sword and for the needle she: Man with the head and woman with the heart, Man to command and woman to obey', said the father in Tennyson's poem, The Princess . 1s And to the question of how to define femininity...
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Assertive Biblical Women

William E. Phipps - Biography & Autobiography - 1992 - 171 pages
...nineteenth century, Alfred Lord Tennyson summed up the prevailing assumption regarding innate traits: Man with the head, and woman with the heart; Man to command, and woman to obey; All else confusion.3 In our own time, Webster's Third International Dictionary defines "manly" as "bold, resolute,...
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Women in Early Christianity

David M. Scholer, Everett Ferguson - Religion - 1993 - 339 pages
...Bernice et Prosdocc, #6 (PG 5o, 638). " Horn. 4 Acta, #4 (PG 60, 48); Horn. 2o Eph., #i (PG 62, 136). Man with the head, and woman with the heart; Man to command, and woman to obey; All else confusion. Women could not or should not, wrote Chrysostom, wield the sword or throw the javelin, but they were...
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The Cultivation of Hatred

Peter Gay - History - 1993 - 685 pages
...have it, that man is for the field and woman for the hearth: Man for the sword and for the needle she: Man with the head and woman with the heart: Man to command and woman to obey; All else confusion.11 With nature so legible, the moral and scientific case against subversive feminists seemed...
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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson - Poetry - 1994 - 628 pages
...base of all; Man for the field and woman for the hearth: Man for the sword and for the needle she: Man with the head and woman with the heart: Man to...and woman to obey; All else confusion. Look you! the grey mare Is ill to live with, when her whinny shrills From tile to scullery, and her small goodman...
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Women and Sport: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

D. M. Costa, D. Margaret Costa, Sharon Ruth Guthrie - Social Science - 1994 - 399 pages
...1890-1985 Joan S. Huit Man for the field and woman for the hearth Man for the sword and for the needle she Man with the head and woman with the heart Man to command and woman to obey All else confusion. ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON "The Princess" Tennyson clearly describes the gender division of the last three...
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Daily Life in Victorian England

Sally Mitchell - History - 1996 - 311 pages
...The Princess: Man for the field and woman for the hearth; Man for the sword, and for the needle she; Man with the head, and woman with the heart; Man to command, and woman to obey; All else confusion. As long as marriage held so central a place in the conception of ideal womanhood, it was not unnatural...
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Coping with Role-conflicts: Employed Married Women

Sandhya Narang - Social Science - 1996 - 156 pages
...field and woman for the hearth; Man for the sword and for the needle she; Man with the head and women with the heart; Man to command and woman to obey; All else confusion. — Lord Tennyson* The Concept of 'Role' 1 . Havighurst and Neugarten have defined role as under: Role...
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Trollope and Women

Margaret Markwick - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 218 pages
...Lived Then Man for the field, and woman for the hearth; Man for the sword, and for the needle she; Man with the head and woman with the heart; Man to command and woman to obey; All else confusion. (Tennyson, The Princess, canto V, lines 437-41) HESE ARE THE WORDS of the old king as he urges his...
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