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Too Rigid

“Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their faculties, and a field for their efforts as much as their brothers do; they suffer from too rigid a restraint, too absolute a stagnation, precisely as men would suffer, and it is narrow-minded in their more privileged fellow-creatures to say that they ought to confine themselves to making puddings and knitting stockings, to playing on the piano and embroidering bags. 29 more words

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Gifts for the Literature Lover

In the spirit of reviving classic literature among the lay persons, I present Literary Book Gifts, a website that sells t-shirts and tote bags with classic literature graphics on them. 52 more words

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Since Birth

“Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are alive.” Wuthering Heights by Charlotte Bronte

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The walk.

” There was no possibility of taking a walk today”. The wind was howling and the sky yellow with dust and smoke. The trees giving clear warning signs by twisting and bending with stoic acceptance. 416 more words

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Ruth

“If a young woman have beauty, birth, breeding, wit, sense, manners, modesty, and all these to an extreme, yet if she have not money, she’s nobody, she had as good want them all for nothing but money now recommends a woman; the men play the game all into their own hands.” …

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Prolong Doubt

“To prolong doubt was to prolong hope.” Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

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