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To The Editor ^Qf The English Woman's Jo...
divorce upon the ground of incompatibility alone—that incompatibility to be In determined Prussiaas by e the lsewhere parties where themselves facility —can of e divorce nsure redress on the . ground of
incompa compuls tibility ionw , alone himor is the caprice law , of b the rendering land , care a succession is taken of to appeals guard against spread
over intervals , of longer , or snorter , y duration , the condition upon which , such divorce can be obtained .
There are but two points of view from which marriage can be legitimately discussed _^ . tl E indisso ither , l as ubl in the or as Roman a civil Catholic contract Church binding , as a l sacramen under certain t , and
consequen conditions . y , , y an d surel law no of Protestant more legitimate England cause looks for upon the dissolution marriage of as this a civil contract contract can ,
be taken add , as y just d , than stated the , cordial to preven desire t coer of ci both on , whim parties , or to be pr released ice , from , care actuating being
the The parties notion concerned that . a man who had tired of his wife would have nothing to do but to " indulge his ill-humour grown and make himself disagreeable
till dation the in poor nature creature , which was is driven open to to sue doub for t , is a an divorce argument , " if it the have mor any e in foun favor - of divorcefor surelno womanworthof the namewould care to remain
united to the ; man in y whose nature , she could y believe so , base a possibility to lurk
tha As t . " to one the great extraordinary object" women confession have in on marriage the part is of ( i " to A secure Constant to th Reader e woma , n "
in her age , the comfortable position that her beauty , won for her in her youth , " I can only say that though we hear and of interested marr avowal iages of , — the see
them uses of , unfortunatel a pretty face y , some out- ti Herods mes , —this Herod cool , " I mercenary for one , and in the name
of all honest and honorable women , protest most strongly against it . I amMadam ,
, Tery truly yours ,
P . D .
Gp Eist Council. 67
gp _eist council . 67
To The Jeditor Of The English Woman 1 S ...
To the JEditor of the English Woman s Journal . Madam .
, ment Many the years want ago of I which endeavored is much , unsuccessfull felt at the y present , to organize time , namel an establish y , a self - -
supporting , have home for advocate gentlewomen in the of " small Englishwoman incomes . ' s _Now Journal that " we I fe Eng el ag lish ain
women an ind and uced trust to that attempt they the will same be responded object , and to by by those making willing known to my avail views themselves , I hope commencednot look
towards of the such formation an you establishment , of dear a madam plan which were , as it may the promp noble ( as tl much y champ as ion possible of . our ) May meet sex we , the to aid views us in of ideas this merelto
most persons . I venture to submit my own on subject y pose elicit London of each the those or n that its of others vicinit be a fixed large , y and , rents according roomy thus being many house to prop valuable size be ortionabl taken hints lad in y an low may having unfashionable , and be gained a that separate the . part I rental bed pro of - -
lig chamber There chosen hting must from room , and reserving be amongst heating of course a ourselves of large the an two general honorary . last Consider assembl to be secretary , at every ing the y-room the expense , and love y and a of lad of a dining _jjrivacy the y superintendent establishment -room connected ; the . , know not what _iDlan to
offer with as home regards comforts the meals amongst ; taking the them English in common ladies , , I would decidedly be the
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), March 1, 1859, page 67, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01031859/page/67/