Common Sense about Women
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Common Sense about Women

By Thomas Wentworth Higginson
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Table of Contents
  • Common Sense about Women
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • PHYSIOLOGY.
  • COMMON SENSE ABOUT WOMEN.
    • I. TOO MUCH NATURAL HISTORY.
    • II. DARWIN, HUXLEY, AND BUCKLE.
    • III. WHICH IS THE STRONGER?
    • IV. THE SPIRIT OF SMALL TYRANNY.
    • V. “THE NOBLE SEX.”
      • FRENCH REPUBLIC.
    • VI. PHYSIOLOGICAL CROAKING.
    • VII. THE TRUTH ABOUT OUR GRANDMOTHERS.
    • VIII. THE PHYSIQUE OF AMERICAN WOMEN.
    • IX. “VERY MUCH FATIGUED.”
    • X. THE LIMITATIONS OF SEX
    • XI. THE INVISIBLE LADY.
    • XII. SACRED OBSCURITY.
    • XIII. “OUR TRIALS.”
    • XIV. VIRTUES IN COMMON.
    • XV. INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES.
    • XVI. ANGELIC SUPERIORITY.
    • XVII. VICARIOUS HONORS.
    • XVIII. THE GOSPEL OF HUMILIATION.
    • XIX. “CELERY AND CHERUBS.”
    • XX. THE NEED OF CAVALRY.
    • XXI. “THE REASON FIRM, THE TEMPERATE WILL.”
    • XXII. “ALLURES TO BRIGHTER WORLDS, AND LEADS THE WAY.”
  • THE HOME.
    • XXIII. WANTED—HOMES.
    • XXIV. THE ORIGIN OF CIVILIZATION.
    • XXV. THE LOW-WATER MARK.
    • XXVI. “OBEY.”
    • XXVII. WOMAN IN THE CHRYSALIS.
    • XXVIII. TWO AND TWO.
    • XXIX. A MODEL HOUSEHOLD.
    • XXX. A SAFEGUARD FOR THE FAMILY.
    • XXXI. WOMEN AS ECONOMISTS.
    • XXXII. GREATER INCLUDES LESS.
    • XXXIII. A CO-PARTNERSHIP.
    • XXXIV. “ONE RESPONSIBLE HEAD.”
    • XXXV. ASKING FOR MONEY.
    • XXXVI. WOMANHOOD AND MOTHERHOOD.
    • XXXVII. A GERMAN POINT OF VIEW.
    • XXXVIII. CHILDLESS WOMEN.
    • XXXIX. THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO MOTHERS.
  • SOCIETY.
    • XL. FOAM AND CURRENT.
    • XLI. “IN SOCIETY.”
    • XLII. THE BATTLE OF THE CARDS.
    • XLIII. SOME WORKING-WOMEN.
    • XLIV. THE EMPIRE OF MANNERS.
    • XLV. “GIRLSTEROUSNESS.”
    • XLVI. ARE WOMEN NATURAL ARISTOCRATS?
    • XLVII. MRS. BLANK’S DAUGHTERS.
    • XLVIII. THE EUROPEAN PLAN.
    • XLIX. “FEATHERSES.”
    • L. SOME MAN-MILLINERY.
    • LI. SUBLIME PRINCES IN DISTRESS.
  • EDUCATION.
    • LII. “EXPERIMENTS.”
    • LIII. INTELLECTUAL CINDERELLAS.
    • LIV. FOREIGN EDUCATION.
    • LV. TEACHING THE TEACHERS.
    • LVI. “CUPID-AND-PSYCHOLOGY.”
    • LVII. MEDICAL SCIENCE FOR WOMEN.
    • LVIII. SEWING IN SCHOOLS.
    • LIX. CASH PREMIUMS FOR STUDY.
    • LX. MENTAL HORTICULTURE.
  • EMPLOYMENT.
    • LXI. “SEXUAL DIFFERENCE OF EMPLOYMENT.”
    • LXII. THE USE OF ONE’S FEET.
    • LXIII. MISS INGELOW’S PROBLEM.
    • LXIV. SELF-SUPPORT.
    • LXV. SELF-SUPPORTING WIVES.
    • LXVI. THE PROBLEM OF WAGES.
    • LXVII. THOROUGH.
    • LXVIII. LITERARY ASPIRANTS.
    • LXIX. “THE CAREER OF LETTERS.”
    • LXX. TALKING AND TAKING.
    • LXXI. HOW TO SPEAK IN PUBLIC.
  • PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT.
    • LXXII. WE THE PEOPLE.
    • LXXIII. THE USE OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.
    • LXXIV. THE TRADITIONS OF THE FATHERS.
    • LXXV. SOME OLD-FASHIONED PRINCIPLES.
    • LXXVI. FOUNDED ON A ROCK.
    • LXXVII. “THE GOOD OF THE GOVERNED.”
    • LXXVIII. RULING AT SECOND-HAND.
    • LXXIX. “TOO MANY VOTERS ALREADY.”
  • SUFFRAGE.
    • LXXX. DRAWING THE LINE.
    • LXXXI. FOR SELF-PROTECTION.
    • LXXXII. WOMANLY STATESMANSHIP.
    • LXXXIII. TOO MUCH PREDICTION.
    • LXXXIV. FIRST-CLASS CARRIAGES.
    • LXXXV. EDUCATION via SUFFRAGE.
    • LXXXVI. “OFF WITH HER HEAD!”
    • LXXXVII. FOLLOW YOUR LEADERS.
    • LXXXVIII. HOW TO MAKE WOMEN UNDERSTAND POLITICS.
    • LXXXIX. “INFERIOR TO MAN, AND NEAR TO ANGELS.”
  • OBJECTIONS TO SUFFRAGE.
    • XC. THE FACT OF SEX.
    • XCI. HOW WILL IT RESULT?
    • XCII. “I HAVE ALL THE RIGHTS I WANT.”
    • XCIII. “SENSE ENOUGH TO VOTE.”
    • XCIV. AN INFELICITOUS EPITHET.
    • XCV. THE ROB ROY THEORY.
    • XCVI. THE VOTES OF NON-COMBATANTS.
    • XCVII. “MANNERS REPEAL LAWS.”
    • XCVIII. KILKENNY ARGUMENTS.
    • XCIX. WOMEN AND PRIESTS.
    • C. THE ROMAN CATHOLIC BUGBEAR.
    • CI. DANGEROUS VOTERS.
    • CII. HOW WOMEN WILL LEGISLATE.
      • THE CHILD-SELLING CASE.
    • CIII. WARNED IN TIME.
    • CIV. INDIVIDUALS vs. CLASSES.
    • CV. DEFEATS BEFORE VICTORIES.
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