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The Gentlewoman's Companion: Or, A Guide to the Female Sex

By Woolley, Hannah

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Title: The Gentlewoman's Companion: Or, A Guide to the Female Sex  
Author: Woolley, Hannah
Language: English
Subject: Fiction--Women authors--History and criticism., Literature--Women authors, Literature
Collections: Women Writers Collection
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Excerpt: Practical advice for women in all classes and situations. Emphasis on skill rather than education. Blames men for restraining women and encourages girls to think seriously and critically. Presents recipes and medical advice as well as material about social behavior. Topics include bad breath, sore breasts, courtship, jellies, and duties of governesses. Introduction includes biographical material. To all Young Ladies, Gentlewomen, and all Maidens whatever.


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