Authors of “Passion and Principle," and "Letters from Spain and Barbary.''
“They (women) have nothing serious to do; is that a reason why they should do
nothing but what is trifling? They are exposed to greater dangers; is that a reason why
their faculties are to be purposely and industriously weakened? They are to form the
characters of future men; is that a cause why their own characters are to be broken and
frittered down as they now are?”
SIDNEY SMITH, Essay on Female Education.
WM. CROSBY AND H. P. NICHOLS,