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ordinary observer. Possibly, if the selfish conventionalities of ears polite had been ignored, the heart of woman would long ago have responded to the cry of the submerged sisterhood. Possibly, if definitions had been less delicately drawn, the subjects defined would not have been so totally obscured, nor the social evil confused in many worthy persons' minds with the increasing scarcity of servants, or the introduction of rational dress.
The danger, however, is too imminent for further trifling. The time of our awakening is at hand, be it rude or otherwise. The average woman, lulled into a false security, thinks all is well with the world. She dreams that every form of slavery is abolished, while, in the darkness, the chains of her sister clang on her doorstep. And when will the dreamer awake?
I appeal to her, as one woman to another, to rise and trim her lamp.
WOMAN'S PHYSICAL ORGANISATION
The origin of the race-Man still in the making–The teaching
of science—The evolution of sex- -The differentiation of the
e-Women's brains-Relative size-Precocity of the
The normal superiority of the female in nature—The ascendency
of the sexual relations in mankind-The traditions and
The influence of woman in primitive culture—The folk-lore and
mythologies of the Ancients—The germs of industrial art -