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" ... Ladies' Work-Table Book, Philadelphia, 1845, takes another approach. Industrious ladies using it as a guide received stern lectures on the moral necessity of needlework as well as practical instruction. Indeed, the advice given would have pleased... "
The Ladies' Work-table Book: Containing Clear and Practical Instructions in ... - Page iii
1845 - 168 pages
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The ladies' work-table book

1844
...woman — as sister, wife, or mother" — it will be admitted as a fact of the utmost importance, that every thing should be done to improve the taste, cultivate...nation in morals, civilization, and refinement, is just in proportion to the elevated or degraded position in which woman is placed in society ; and the...
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Library Company of Philadelphia: 1983 Annual Report

...Indeed, the advice given would have pleased Alcott and would delight the so-called Moral Majority. The page of history informs us, that the progress...degraded position in which woman is placed in society; the same instructive volume [we assume that unwritten history is referred to] will enable us to perceive,...
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