A Father's Legacy To His Daughters

A Father s Legacy To His Daughters Reprint of the ed printed for W Strahan T Cadell W Creech London

  • Title: A Father's Legacy To His Daughters
  • Author: John Gregory
  • ISBN: 9780824008635
  • Page: 442
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Reprint of the 1774 ed printed for W Strahan, T Cadell, W Creech, London.

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    1. Of course reading a guidebook of female deportment written in the 18th century is going to make a 21st-century feminist scream. And certainly lines like "if you happen to have any learning, keep it a profound secret, especially from the men, who generally look with a jealous and malignant eye on a woman of great parts, and a cultivated understanding" aren't exactly guaranteed to win me over. And here's another gem: "But though good health be one of the greatest blessings of life, never boast of [...]

    2. This was a cute book, full of common sense advice that is applicable today but a little more fun to read from an 18th century perspective.

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