[In Comparison, Young Unmarried Women In America Were Fortunate: They Had A Certain Measure Of Sexual Freedom. Eighteenth-century Parents Allowed Their Daughters To Spend Tie With Suitors Unsupervised, And Courting Couples Openly Engaged In "bundling," The Practice Of Sleeping Together Without Undressing, In The Girls' Homes. (Theoretically, That Is, They Were Sleeping Together Without Undressing: In Fact, Premarital Pregnancy Boomed During The Period Of 1750 To 1780, When Bundling Was Nearly Universal.) But By The Turn Of The Century, In A Complete Reversal Of Previous Beliefs About Women's Sexuality, The Idea Took Hold That Only Men Were Carnal Creatures; Women Were Thought To Be Passionless And Therefore Morally Superior.]

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Quotes About Good Sermons

"Still, he never felt that the sermons he wrote at the cottage were good. By the time he got back to Washington to preach them, they no longer excited him. They seemed cold, lifeless. This was probably because Peters best sermons rose out of the soil of emotion in his own heart. That emotion had to be a present, valid reality. He could not conjure it up." - Author: Catherine Marshall

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"Bastion looked at the book.I wonder, he said to himself, whats in a book while its closed. Oh, I know its full of letters printed on paper, but all the same, something must be happening, because as soon as I open it, theres a whole story with people I dont know yet and all kinds of adventures, deeds and battles. And sometimes there are storms at sea, or it takes you to strange cities and countries. All those things are somehow shut in a book. Of course you have to read it to find out. But its already there, thats the funny thing. I just wish I knew how it could be.Suddenly an almost festive mood came over him.He settled himself down, picked up the book, opened it to the first page, and began to read..." - Author: Michael Ende

Quotes About Being Owed Money

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