The photos here, most of them unique to the Meserve-Kunhardt Collection, open the door to astonishing histories, some of which are narrated here for the first time. Belva Lockwood - one of many Victorian women to break the gender barrier in law schools — was the first female lawyer to argue before the U.
He had the most definite notions about their place in nature, in society, and was perfectly easy in his mind as to whether it excluded them from any proper homage. She ministered to health, and she was healthy herself; if his cousin could have been even of this type Basil would have felt himself more fortunate.
Previous Chapter Next Chapter XV Tarrant, however, kept an eye in that direction; he was solemnly civil to Miss Chancellor, handed her the dishes at table over and over again, and ventured to intimate that the apple-fritters were very fine; but, save for this, alluded to nothing more trivial than the regeneration of humanity and the strong hope he felt that Miss Birdseye would again have one of her delightful gatherings.
People might be found eccentric enough to vote for him in Mississippi, but meanwhile where should he find the twenty-dollar greenbacks which it was his ambition to transmit from time to time to his female relations, confined so constantly to a farinaceous diet.
Other actresses complicated the gender binary even more. Least of all could he suppose that she would be indifferent to his want of income--a point in which he failed to do her justice; for, thinking the fact that he had remained poor a proof of delicacy in that shopkeeping age, it gave her much pleasure to reflect that, as Newton's little property was settled on him with safeguards which showed how long-headed poor Mr.
But she proposed to herself not to mind that; she had asked him, after all, not to come. Her only formal schooling was at Blackheath, London Rose Schneiderman was a well -known suffrage speaker from through For years she lobbied to create an annual Negro History Celebration Observance.
Farrinder lifted her, with a word, to a higher plane. Tarrant unfurled his wrinkles, showed his back teeth.
It required an effort at first to imagine an artist so untaught, so mistaught, so poor in experience; but then it required an effort also to imagine people like the old Tarrants, or a life so full as her life had been of ugly things.
Actress Leo Hudson - wearing her signature mustache - looked distinctly like a man pretending to be a woman. Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation "The Queen is anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights' with all its attendant horrors, on which her poor feeble sex is bent, forgetting every sense of womanly feeling and propriety.
Burrage was rather a handsome youth, with a laughing, clever face, a certain sumptuosity of apparel, an air of belonging to the "fast set"—a precocious, good-natured man of the world, curious of new sensations and containing, perhaps, the making of a dilettante.
Transvestitism was a hot ticket in the entertainment world and functioned in multiple ways. All four are genuine Bostonians,—Olive Chancellor, a Bostonian of that most remarkable type in which the fiery Calvinism of old Massachusetts has undergone an intellectual transformation into one of the hybrid social enthusiasms of this half-baked century ; Mrs.
She looked like a boy, and not even like a good boy.
What she had mainly said was that he sometimes took her to the theatre. It may be said that he had a higher conception of politeness than most of the persons who desired the advent of female law-makers. Henry Ward Beecher, son of the eminent Rev.
He had come centuries too soon; he was not too old, but too new. He had always had a desire for public life; to cause one's ideas to be embodied in national conduct appeared to him the highest form of human enjoyment.
Henry James snuffs out the light of his story with a disagreeable sort of snap in his last sentence. Perhaps she could die and come to life again; perhaps she would show them her gift, as no one seemed inclined to do anything.
It came over him with some force that his opinions would not yield interest, and the evaporation of this pleasing hypothesis made him feel like a man in an open boat, at sea, who should just have parted with his last rag of canvas. Male impersonators like Ella Wesner and Blanche Selwyn combined cross-dressing with parody and social satire.
Burrage; the liveliest relation had established itself, and the latter gentleman in especial abounded in appreciative laughter. Spare, dry, hard, without a curve, an inflection, or a grace, she seemed to ask no odds in the battle of life and to be prepared to give none.
Henry James's picture with a very graphic delineation of spurts of Yankee shrewdness and vulgar ostentation. Chapter 35 Previous Chapter THE AUGUST night had gathered by the time Basil Ransom, having finished his supper, stepped out upon the piazza of the little hotel.
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