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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 107

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Author

[More, Hannah (1745-1833).]

Title

Essays on various subjects, principally designed for young ladies.

Imprint

London : J. Wilkie and T. Cadell, 1777.

Physical description

214 p. ; 18 cm

Citation

Not in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women; multiple copies in Worldcat.

Call number

WPRP 107.

Notes

Includes Dedication.

Epigraph

As for you, I shall advise you in a few words: aspire only
to those virtues that are PECULIAR TO YOUR SEX; follow your
natural modesty, and think it your greatest commendation not to be
talked of one way or the other.
 
Oration of Pericles to the Athenian Women.

Contents

 

 INTRODUCTION

1

ON DISSIPATION

15

ON CONVERSATION

37

ON ENVY

63

ON SENTIMENTAL CONNEXIONS

77

ON TRUE AND FALSE MEEKNESS

107

ON EDUCATION

123

ON RELIGION

158

MISCELLANEOUS THOUGHTS ON WIT

178