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The Women Of A Nation

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Parent Issue
Day
23
Month
May
Year
1862
Copyright
Public Domain
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I do not hesitato to sriy turnt tlio woracn r;ive to evory nation a moral tempererament which shows itself íq its politics. A hundrcd times I havo soen weak men show rc.il public virtue, because they luid by their BÍdes women who supported them, not in advice es to particular?, but by foirttfjing their feolings of duty, and by íirecting their ambition. 3Iore t're(jiontly, I tnust oonfess, I huvo obsorved bo domestio infiaenco gradaally trunsforraing a man naturally generous, noble and unsolfish, uto a cowardly, cominonplaee, plaee-hanting self-seeker, thinkiig of pablio business only a? n meinsof mikiug himsolf eomfortable - and this sin pHT by con'íi-t with a well-conduct d womtm, a faithful wifa, an oxccücnt mother, but from whose mind the grand notion of nublic dufv was entiroly sjnt. - ,

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Old News
Michigan Argus