Hannah More Quote

The education of the present race of females is not very favorable to domestic happiness. For my own part, I call education, not that which smothers a woman with accomplishments, but that which tends to consolidate a firm and regular system of character; that which tends to form a friend, a companion, and a wife.


Cœlebs in search of a wife [by H. More]. (ed. 1809)

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The education of the present race of females is not very favorable to domestic happiness. For my own part, I call education, not that which smothers...

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The education of the present race of females is not very favorable to domestic happiness. For my own part, I call education, not that which smothers...

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The education of the present race of females is not very favorable to domestic happiness. For my own part, I call education, not that which smothers...

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The education of the present race of females is not very favorable to domestic happiness. For my own part, I call education, not that which smothers...