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* To The Editor Of The English Woman's J...
is written concerned with so that little care uninformed and clearness reader as would far as be the apt legal to gather part of , the especiall matter y any
magistrate rom something the second for , court which paragrap of a petty petition h that sessions is divorces necessary The or judicial , error can be involve separations obtained d in such before , or a at any statement any police rate
Divorce is a radical Court or one sitting , and in may Westminster , if disseminated . Hall is , the produce onl much lace in mischief England . where The
of either a istrates divorce is or confined a judicial to making separation orders can for be obtained the protection y p , and the of property jurisdiction and mag
allude earnings d to of in wives the article deserted it b remains y their _husbands precisely . where As for it the was protection before the to passing person
, of I the observed act—neither that in more your nor June less . number you quoted the remarks made by bserved the
Lord Campbell in the new court , when his lordship oon rap very idity considerable and cheapness expenditure with which of a time divorce and , money formerl , y could obtainable now be onl pro that y cured by the a .
Editor This did of well The enoug Eng h lish for We Woman stminster ' s Journal Hall ; omitted but I was ( like surprised his lordship ) all mean notice that of the divorces most remarkable have been feature lied for in and the obtaine proceedings d bthose of the who Court un ; der I y ,
the old lawwould have never app been heard at all , though they had had the patience of , a Job and the wealth of a Croesus , viz . marri for ed women the , but
Act I should I do in full not be know ( inclined it has whether onl to y suggest sixty your -eig the space ht publication clauses would ) be with sufficient in some your Journal notes and of purpose the comments Divorce , ,
and the Bill of the present session when passed . I have the honor Your to ob be e , dient Servant ,
Open Council. 427
OPEN COUNCIL . 427
I Madam Have Ever , Been One Of The Most...
I Madam have ever , been one of the most anxious that women should adox _3 t remark
professions , and live to some practical useful purpose ; but in your s the on I Miss matter trust Shirreff that too far ' , s and book of I on beg Intellectual readers to offer will a few Education remarks with me in you my in seem thinking turn to . me it to rather carry
perpetual tees a , strong that measure she oblivion intends many to , with require to your enter banishment , that into every one for woman agree profession life to shall the or forthwith kitchen another and , give on the guaran pain store of - - violent crisisthe
just contrary room -begun decisive . And , we . step yet The are we public the in a are women state mind in the of themselves in transition Eng midst land of are is ; no our not not such education prep fit ared for it for as . a women And class , has as on taking this but
asp unfitness any iration , is it due is , prin obviousl cipall y y the to their first want duty of of self those -respect who and would of , _generoxis be their guides and to and lead teachers them upward to raise and them still out of upward the mire making of their the way self-abasement pleasant to ,
, , them The with levelling words system of comfort of and repression encouragement has been . tried too long , it would be more well now to change . Those the treatment families and of adopt the middle another classes more in stimulating which all and the generous
proved four daughters or to _£ . be ve have schools persons been for kept have the to training been assisting emp of loye in sensible d the doing housekeep , practical the work ing women , of where one , but , have perhaps rather and not
extensive ( as might dealers have been in expected crochet and ) of small amateur talk dressmakers . This will and do to milliners itiate , the prop Journal Saturday to Review recommend , but it was a . state hardl or y things worth while which to has start existed an Eng alread lish y Woman , with ' a s .
few variations , foi * so many hundreds of weary years .
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Aug. 1, 1858, page 427, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01081858/page/67/