The Mothers of England

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The Mothers of England  (1844) 
by Sarah Stickney Ellis
(transcription project)
THE


MOTHERS OF ENGLAND;


THEIR


INFLUENCE AND RESPONSIBILITY.



BY MRS. ELLIS,

author of "the women of england," "the wives of england,"
 "the minister's family." etc. etc.


NEW-YORK.
D. APPLETON & CO., 200 BROADWAY.
PHILADELPHIA:
GEORGE & APPLETON, 148 CHESTNUT ST.
MDCCCXLIV.

CONTENTS.




PREFACE
3
CHAPTER I
A Mother's First Thoughts 5
CHAPTER II
Authority, Influence, and Example 20
CHAPTER III
The Use of a Mind 39
CHAPTER IV
Elements of Character 57
CHAPTER V
Generosity and Affection 71
CHAPTER VI
Individual and Social Happiness 90
CHAPTER VII
Moral Courage and Worldly-Mindedness. 111
CHAPTER VIII
General Duties of a Mother 133
CHAPTER IX
Hints on Education 150
CHAPTER X
On the Training of Boys 164
CHAPTER XI
On the Training of Girls 187
CHAPTER XII
On Religious Influence 210
This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.