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OUR FKESTCH CORRESPONDENT. 203
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tliat she is sympathetic , quick-witted , and agreeable , as well as endowed with those strong instincts whichlike geniusfrequently
overleap reason , and come to unerring , conclusions without , the trouble of going through the llogistic process . When presiding ,
sy she sits at a table flanked by a pair of young ladies , who act as secretaries . A bell stands before her , which is rung rapidly
whenever a question is to be put to the vote . One of the secretaries important draws up suggestion the 2 ) roc _^ or verbal proposal , and . another To simp makes lify matters entries , a of rule every has
ticularl week been latel previous y desiring y made to that to its c discussion all each attention of the to Committee This any precludes subject of , Management g useless ive notice talk of , , par and it a -
. guards against mere superficial knowledge ; two things essential for the transaction of business in legislative assemblies . noticed
Mdlle . Daubiewhose collegiate career has been already latel in your published pages , is a , intimatel brochure y on connected the existing with leg this islation Society in . reference She has
to female y education . It was originally intended as a competitive for the prize which Government offered for one written " On
essay Roula Primary nd Instruction and bears for in France its motto . " the It is following particularl significant y addressed sentence to M , .
which , he , a short time since publicly uttered : " La plus grande preenfantsJ occupation 9 de la France est le souci de la Justice distributive parmi ses
the Mdlle female . Daubie children proves of France that hitherto acted the French part of Governments a very unkind have step to - is
motherand cared very little about how they grew up , never leglating of this for , brochure them unless will be when iven punishment in another was letter concerned . It has . the A resume novel g
letter fe the ature sp to irit of M being . animating Rouland written alluding it by may a female be to easil the B y prize achelor formed offered of from Arts by the . him An subj for ide oined a the of
best essay pointing , out the reforms most needed in the existing system awarded " Connected of me French by with the Primary public University Education instruction , and . having by virtue a long of three experience diplomas of
researches Primary Education on its leg , islation which , I I studied do not "believe during myself four excluded years h I have , by from like my the competition proposed by your secular Excellency teacher , been althoug ectedbecause ,
thousands a woman of as my unfit sex who for are every public emp s , loyment rej . But , I now to demand us the if , ri the ght prejudice to live which should in in the this maj instance ority of cases destroy denies the
results of all my studies . _^ Whatever may be the decision of your Excellency feel lency pleasure 's attention , to in whom thus to wh finding we f alread appear an y opportunity s owe to me some Pri the reparatory of most calling Edu important cation your measures Excel and . , I -
most needful method oreforming French mary . "
Our Fkestch Correspondent. 203
OUR _FKESTCH CORRESPONDENT . 203
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), May 1, 1862, page 203, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01051862/page/59/