Female Grievances Debated

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Title

Female Grievances Debated

Subject

social role, colonial women

Description

[Female g]rievances debated, in six dialogues between two young ladies, concerning love and marriage. Viz. I. Proving that women, as well as men, are inclin'd to love, and equally desirous to propagate their kind. II. Shewing what love is, its sorts and power and the difference between love and lust. III. How to discern whether a man or woman be in love. IV. Directions for young ladies prudent managing the affairs of love. V. Of marriage: that it is the duty of every person to marry, unless there be a lawful impediment. VI. The unreasonableness and injustice of marrying for money, and the great misfortunes that frequently attend such as do. To which are added, proposals for an act to enforce marriage, and for taxing such batchelors as neglect to marry.

Creator

Edward Ward
[Bosto]n: Printed and sold by T. Fleet, at the Heart and Crown in Cornhill., [between 1731 and 1758]

Publisher

Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800

Date

1731

Format

gif

Language

eng

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Citation

Ward, Edward. Female Grievances Debated. Boston: 1731. American Antiquarian Society, accessed through Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800.

Rights Holder

American Antiquarian Society

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How to Cite this Item

Edward Ward, "Female Grievances Debated," in Martha Washington, Item #5, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/5 (accessed December 11, 2018).