Woman in the Nineteenth Century

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WOMAN


IN THE


NINETEENTH CENTURY.



BY S. MARGARET FULLER.



"Frei durch Vernunft, stark durch Gesetze,
Durch Sanftmuth gross, und reich durch Schätze,
Die lange Zeit dein Busen dir verschwieg."

"I meant the day-star should not brighter rise,
Nor lend like influence from its lucent seat;
I meant she should be courteous, facile, sweet,
Free from that solemn vice of greatness, pride ;
I meant each softest virtue there should meet,
Fit in that softer bosom to reside;
Only a (heavenward and instructed) soul
I purposed her, that should, with evea powers,
The rock, the spindle, and the shears control
Of destiny, and spin her own free hours."




NEW-YORK:

GREELEY & McELRATH, 160 NASSAU-STREET

W. Osborn, Printer, 88 William-street.

........

1845.


Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1845,

BY S. MARGARET FULLER,

In the Clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of New-York.


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This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.