The Young Woman's Guide
by Williama Alcott (9781503379923)

The Young Woman's Guide

Williama Alcott

Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 112
Category: Classic Fiction
Publisher: Createspace
ISBN: 9781503379923
ISBN-10: 1503379922

"[...]are not the all in all of education; and that, in fact, their influence in training up or forming good character, is so trifling-that is, comparatively-that they scarcely deserve to be thought of when speaking of education, as a whole, especially the education of daughters. And though one of the tribes of the nation to which Solomon belonged, over which he reigned, and for whom, in particular, he wrote, is said to have been school-masters by profession, and another priests, I can hardly conceive that when he was inspired to give the educational advice just alluded to, he ever turned so much as a thought to the little corner of Palestine allotted to Simeon, or to the Levites in their respective but more scattered stations. Solomon was, in all probability, addressing himself chiefly to the fathers and mothers, and grand-fathers and grand-mothers, and other relatives of Israel; the class who, by their united influence, make the son and daughter, and grand-son and grand-daughter, what they are-a blessing or a curse to the world in which they are to live. For, according as children are [...]."

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