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To The Editor Of The English Woman's Jou...
_lind ornamentation and most elegant ate of desi , the agreeable pipes the for , ilt and organs grounds lucrative . The of emp illuminating these loyment i In with destined the brilliant painting to colors - send and
forth appropri strains of glorious gns music g in , churches and halls p , pes would , certainly be a poetical profession for woinen !
I am , Madam , Yours sincerely ,
A Constant Reader ,
356 Open Council.
356 OPEN COUNCIL .
To The Editor Of The English Woman 9 S J...
To the Editor of the English Woman s Journal .
of I our am Madam sex very . , What anxious strikes to see me what is th will at there "be the are result so matrons few of women your labors _/^/ or any in servants behalf thing .
are G-ood cons governesses tantlasked , good for school and are -mistresses hardlever , good to be found , good . I up nope per you will to y lihtIf , have y s printed yet about what you
bring some g . you any paper have done have or propose doing good , deal I should of the be inner much life obli of ged all if classes you w of society ld send and me
Interest have some . thoug I me ht much seen a good . a I must deal about howe their ver social I cannot wants hope , so much that from your some efforts , of say
the schemes to see propose the mercantile d of late work for , of the thi emp s country , loyment handed of women over to . females I should . be It sorry
would be bad for commerce and bad for the women . In France , where the there women are do no the homes business —the , the men men are smoke effeminate and , fiddle and the and babies nurse die the in fri babies ghtful
numbers Citbred . men will not make good emigrants , most of them will not the work can attempt means afford y and it , to of counter and lose setting emp it , work loyment or up for in cheapened themselves for great young b city y is men women b like y n of London ' means the s competition middle so is plentiful much class . Besides who harder as that have clerk than they not s *
most good , peop and le poor suppose lonely ; lodg it involves ings a , with emp long loyment walks to under and masters from business , which throug is not h for it would
crowded streetswhich is bad . Men have very small pay , women get less , because , _they' are not equal to the same in amount all or regularity than of
labor governess , so ' that s , while the if living men are would driven be to a emi worse grate one in greater numbers respects than now any _v the number of women who can never marry will increase , and the consequent be
want You of ma provision smile for but women I am convinced augmented that . the grand aim of social reformers should be to y increase , th . _9 numbers of marriages . There are be thousands better for of them men .
temporall who "Women mig in ht y their and and oug sp own irituall ht rank to y marry if of they life , who are did so do . useless But not . they . It would Women are afraid below of the them expense natu- . of to which
ladies rall more y they refined should do parts be not sent like of . to cookery " learn We want , all and the schools the mysteries way to housekeep make of household and ing keep economy things lear young , in _^ the & h a
things house and men in , and order not they . eldest found If it son becam they swoul were e the d appreciated have fashion a chance for , there young of would a women comfortable be many to learners menage n su , ; .
field without for marry lad , teachers ing a cook quite , or untried becoming There a bankrupt must be . a Here house would a lad be house a fine
keeper ,, and y some female Soyers , the . expenses to be mot by , young y ladies '
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Jan. 1, 1860, page 356, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01011860/page/68/