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more limited numbers and scattered positions _regard might Be had to keeping" the young women in or near their homesaccording as
, the establishments actually received inmates or not . But with this observation we would fain conclude ; - — -the picture
drawn hy Mr . Tennyson of six hundred maidens shut up in a collegiate town , if we may call it so , foreswearing the society of
men , and devoting themselves to pure science , was never suggested to him by any sane woman . It is a mere dragon of straw , set up
that he may tilt it down , and beautiful as is the poetry , and true and touching as is the offc quoted conclusion , we cannot but regard
the whole poem of " The Princess " as cruelly injurious to women , because it first deliberately misrepresents , and then as deliberately
turns , into ridicule , an idea which embodies the best hope hitherto dawning for the mental training of one half of the human race
and consequently for the human race entire .
£74 Fbau Bath. :
£ 74 FBAU BATH . :
MX—FRAU RATH . BY A GERMAN LADY .
¦ • -«^> — ¦ — Of All The Women Who In G...
¦ - _«^> — ¦ — Of all the women who in Germany have been the ornament of our
sex , who in some way or other played a prominent part , whose name will be preserved by literature , Frau Rath , the mother of
Goethe , was _© ne of the most amiable and remarkable . Her name is dear to all Germans , and she was so closely connected with tlie
development of the great master-mind of her son , whose inn _^ _ience upon his time and future ages is every year more fully
acknowledged , that every one who admires and studies Goethe , should also be familiar with his mother . Goethe himself had
conceived the idea of glorifying his mother in a special work , but whether grief at her death acted too powerfully upon the poet ' s mind ,
this or whether plan ; he and was Bettina too much Brentano involve the d in only business living , he being never who realised might
, _. have fulfilled this taskf has in her correspondence with Goethe and elsewhere allowed full play to her fancy , and instead of a true
picture she has given us a dream-like shadow of Frau Rath . Katherine Elizabeth Textor , the eldest daughter of Councillor
Wolfgang Textor , and of Anne Marguerite Lindheimer his wife , was born on the 19 th of February 1732 . Her parents' house , which seems
, to have been a castle in old times , was situated in the Friedberger Gasseat Frankfort . A large pinnacled gatewaybordered on both
sides by , the neighbouring houses , led through a narrow , passage into an open courtyard encircled by similar buildings , which _altogether
constituted one residence . A garden nicely laid out and close to the
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Feb. 1, 1859, page 374, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01021859/page/14/