have been it now not for worry of Mrs. Grundy, whose lousy visage is to the trendy Briton what the Gorgon's head used to be to the traditional Greek, it'd be stated that well known Prejudice is the deaf, deformed sister of Justice. renowned Prejudice makes up her brain on convinced topics, and is grandly subconscious of any fault inside herself; ignorant that she is deaf, and that she is morally blind, even if capable of see each petty item that passes inside of her variety. well known Prejudice, like her stately cousin, Mrs. Grundy, arranges mounted ideas of etiquette, of behavior, even of feeling, and not pardons the slightest infringement of the traces she marks out. a guy might lay down his existence for "an idea," but when it's outdoors the ramparts of renowned Prejudice, he does in order a insurgent, might be a idiot. a guy could have excessive aspirations, but when by means of the breadth of a hair's line they run no longer parallel with the perspectives of renowned Prejudice, enable him be anathema maranatha, permit him be sure in chains, away with him to outer darkness, to the corporate of the few who percentage his — "crotchets."
Whisper it no longer in Gath lady should still dare ever to transgress the traces laid down by means of renowned Prejudice. a girl is a subordinate coincidence in production, relatively an afterthought, a supplementary suggestion, a postscript, even though Humour may laughingly say, very like the well-known postscript to a lady's letter. guy (though he's authorised to incorporate in his marvelous all-comprehensive identification, girl) is enormous, powerful, noble, highbrow: a Being. girl is small, vulnerable, seldom noble, and ought to not be all ears to the importance of the notice Intellectual.
CHAPTER I. Mythology — Warlike Goddesses — The Amazons — The Sarmatians — The Machlyes and Auses — The Zaveces — extra glossy Tribes of Amazons in Asia and Africa
CHAPTER II. Semiramis, Queen of Assyria — Harpalyce, daughter of Lycurgus, King of Thrace — Atalanta (Argonautic excursion) — Camilla, Queen of the Volscians — Tomyris, Queen of the Massagetæ — Telesilla the Poetess — the 2 Artemisias (I. and II.) Queens of Caria — Mania, Governess of Æolia — Cratesipolis of Sicyon — Arsinoe, Queen of Egypt
CHAPTER III. Hypsicrates, Queen of Mithridates the good — Cleopatra — Candace, Queen of Ethiopia — Boadicea and her Daughters — historic British, Caledonian, and German lady Warriors — Combats of Roman girls — Nero's Amazons — Victoria, Empress of the West — Zenobia, Queen of the East — Empress Hunila, and different Gothic Amazons — Mavia, Queen of Pharan — Pharandsem, Queen of Armenia
CHAPTER IV. THE ARABS. Henda, spouse of Abu Sofian, an Arab leader — Forka, an Arabian woman — girl of Yemaumah — Arab and Greek Heroines on the Siege of Damascus — Khaullah — Prefect of Tripoli's Daughter — Ayesha, Widow of the Prophet — Cahina the Sorceress, Queen of the Berbers — Saidet, Queen of Persia — Turkhan-Khatun, Sultana of Kharezmé — Hadee'yah, name of a Maiden who precedes the Bedouin Arabs in conflict at the moment day
CHAPTER V. Libyssa and Valasca, Queens of Bohemia — Wanda, Queen of Poland — Moors in Spain — ladies of Tudmir — girl Knights of Tortosa — Alleged beginning of the be aware "Infantry" — Queen Carcas — Elfrida, Daughter of Alfred the nice — Igor, Grand Duchess of Russia — Richilda, Countess of Hainault
CHAPTER VI. The Crusades — French, German, and Genoese Amazons — Eleonora of Aquitaine — Matilda of Boulogne — Empress Maud — Aldrude, Countess of Bertinoro — Empress Constantia — Nichola de Camville (Barons' Wars) — Blanche of Castille, Queen-Regent of France — girls of Culm — Blanch de Rossi — Black Agnes, Countess of March — Countess de Montfort — Julia du Guesclin — Jane de Belleville, woman of Clisson — Marzia — Margaret, Queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, the Semiramis of the North — reasonable Maiden Lilliard (Chevy Chase) — girl Pelham — Philippa, Queen of Denmark
CHAPTER VII. Jeanne d'Arc, the Maid of Orleans. — Margaret de Attendoli, Sister of Sforza — Bona Lombardi and Onorata Rodiana, woman Condottieri — Marulla (Turks in Europe)