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« PAET II . The imperial Abbey of Herford in Westphalia , one of the oldest when it
reli ni Na g p h g ious l a thousand houses in 1803 in years , with Germany . other The , had ladies establishments stood of , the " chapter of the was were same swept noble kind away , , well and by
houses its Abbess of its always clergy a princess and retainers of blood clustered royal . round The it abbey , stood , with on the the stretched from
l the ands banks called of the the abb Werre ey . liberties In course , which of years a town away rose up on the certain feudal rihts
g opposite iving her bank royal , promis OTer which e in return the abbess to be " held gracious to the burg g hers , ,
and Century deal after with century them down as our floated very good the minster friends chimes and nei , and ghbors while . " the
it chant was s town bri matin ght sent and with back ve morning sper its ch swelled e , or stir when from of the evening life abb and ey was , the and falling stroke all day grey and long , ring the good ery ,
of its workers in metal ( for that was the chief trade of the place ) . Many in silver a suit or of gold armour , did and 1547 the many smith the s a of tall became H cup erfor , d daintil Protestant send y forth wroug and ht to
Vienna from that or date into its Ital abbess y . In though she House kept her ancient title , was , in reality and in the some soverei sort gn overlooked of a , petty state by the , subj Electors ect only of to Brandenburg the Emperor , ,
guardians Into this of haven the foundation had Providence . brought Elizabeth in her fiftieth of
year , after a life of much trial and disappointment , sufferings And nobly here born we e , would of patient ladl stu leave dy , untainted the princess by , ostentation with her dignity or pedantry of cha- . y
racter intacther sober g piety , and her mind strong in its self-poise , biograp as in the h days like , of that her of friendshi her friend p with Anna Descartes Schurmann . But , offers Elizabeth a lesson 's
y , but we Perhaps may for find none in of the the us danger can lives with of in many impunity ielding among cultivate to such the studious a the temp intellect tation of her alone is sex far ; .
be greater unselfish thaii women ; to they men must . With " someway women y ; lean even and their hearken intellectual to their aims kind must , " workersThe human
to sympathies be carried , the out entire with true devotion profit , to the the patient love . , silent deep and long suffering , —God knows too feminine often most natur unwisely its bestowed truinstin , — cts these of
characteristics self-preservation of . a Every noble woman of a _studiotis e are turn of e mind should herself that she must have end beyond
selfclearl culture y set alon b e efore that she must work for and with some others if she would ; that who lects
beep the healthy balance of her powers . Woe to one neg
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), May 1, 1862, page 157, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01051862/page/13/