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" to the rectification of her principles, and the formation of her habits. The great ufes of ftudy are to enable her to regulate her own mind, and to be ufeful to others. To woman, therefore, whatever be her rank, I would recommend a predominance of "
Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education: With a View of the ... - Page 6
by Hannah More - 1799 - 322 pages
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Understanding Jane Eyre: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and ...

Debra Teachman - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 212 pages
...books, not so much to enable her to talk of them, as to bring the improvement she derives from them to the rectification of her principles, and the formation of her habits. The great uses of study are to enable her to regulate her own mind, and to be useful to others. To woman therefore,...
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In Praise of Poverty: Hannah More Counters Thomas Paine and the Radical Threat

Mona Scheuermann - History
...best books, not so much to enable her to talk of them, as to bring the improvement which they furnish, to the rectification of her principles, and the formation of her habits” (11,2). In fact, “That kind of knowledge which is rather fitted for home consumption than foreign...
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Modes of Discipline: Women, Conservatism, and the Novel After the French ...

Lisa Wood - History - 2003 - 189 pages
...System of Female Education, More had argued a similar point: "The great uses of study [to a woman] are to enable her to regulate her own mind, and to be useful to others.'"1 The passage also demonstrates why More's writing is subject to various differing...
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Revolutions in Romantic Literature: An Anthology of Print Culture,1780-1832

Paul Keen - Literary Collections - 2004 - 376 pages
...books, not so much to enable her to talk of them, as to bring the improvement she derives from them to the rectification of her principles, and the formation of her habits. The great uses of study are to enable her to regulate her own mind, and to be useful to others. It is because...
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Mad Mary Lamb: Lunacy and Murder in Literary London

Susan Tyler Hitchcock - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 333 pages
...best books, not so much to enable her to talk of them, as to bring the improvement which they furnish, to the rectification of her principles, and the formation of her habits. The great uses of study to a woman are to enable her to regulate her own mind, and to be instrumental to the...
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The Affairs of Women: A Modern Miscellany

Colin Bingham - Social Science - 2006 - 240 pages
...best books, not so much to enable her to talk of them, as to bring the improvement which they furnish, to the rectification of her principles, and the formation of her habits. The great uses of study are to help her to regulate her own mind, and to be useful to others. „ ,,, ,_„„...
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The Mother's magazine, ed. by mrs. A.G. Whittelsey. [Continued as] The ...

Mother's magazine and family preacher - 1842
...books, not so much to enable her to talk of them, as to bring the improvement she derives from them to the rectification of her principles, and the formation of her habits." But where do we find the female thus anxious to improve herself? where the mother thus solicitous for...
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