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Lady Fry of Darlington

Orme, Eliza

ISBN 10: 1151659797 / ISBN 13: 9781151659798
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Título: Lady Fry of Darlington


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 Excerpt: ...subjects that he is studying, but has neither time nor talent to teach. This often results in gradual estrangement between those who ought to be helpmates to each other, and it is impossible to say how much sunshine is taken from family life among the poorer classes by this one cause. Splendid progress has been made in the education of the young and in the higher education of young men, if they choose to use their leisure time for mental culture, but the problem is still unsolved of improving the education of a woman who has burdened herself with family cares while still a girl, and whose best instincts teach her that she must not leave her home. As a partial solution of this problem Mrs. Theodore Fry arranged to hold her meetings on an afternoon in the week which suited the majority of those she desired to attract, and at an hour when the children were in school and some leisure time could be counted upon. The subjects she brought forward were not entirely religious, although the principles of Christianity were the principal theme, and it was the earnest belief in them, and the inspiration arising from that belief, that formed the closest bond between her and her class. Other topics, however, were introduced, as, for example, lessons in household management and the treatment of children, exhortations on temperance, thrift, and other virtues especially important to women of the kind she was addressing, and any matters likely to brighten their lives and make them more able to fulfil their duties as wives and mothers. The best proof of success was the large and regular attendance at the class. The women came and came again because they felt they received something well worth the time and trouble expended, and they soon gained a personal affection and hearty a...

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