Siri noticed that some of her serving women shot apologetic glances at the men in the room as Siri arrived at the doors on the other side.
It requires many, many years--and a man must be very bad indeed--before a woman's pride and vanity will let her own to such a confession.
How can you expect four women to dine together alone every day, and not quarrel?
Not until the women had accomplished the transition to the pairing family could the men introduce strict monogamy--true, only for women.
A go-between, who simply carries messages between a man and a woman, who love each other, but who cannot frequently meet, is called the bearer of a letter or message.
He told them that this was a great occasion, and that the eyes of fair women and brave men were fixed upon them; and urged them to comport themselves as chivalrous and valiant knights.
07:019:027 And her lord rose up in the morning, and opened the doors of the house, and went out to go his way: and, behold, the woman his concubine was fallen down at the door of the house, and her hands were upon the threshold.
33:002:009 The women of my people have ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their children have ye taken away my glory for ever.
In fact, as they looked towards the court, they saw Schemselnihar's confidant coming towards them, followed by ten black women, who, with much difficulty, carried a throne of massive silver curiously wrought, which they set down before them at a certain distance; the black slaves then retired behind the trees, to the entrance of a walk.
Total fertility rate: 1.86 children born/woman (2008 est.)
At Pompeii and Herculaneum--in London and in Berlin--her mother, an iron-willed little woman at forty-five at that time, was with her.
I believe you would rather sit down stairs and talk to that French-woman than meet the most interesting literary or artistic personage that ever was.
But you have never been a man looking upon a woman, and that woman yourself."
"'A sweet-faced woman, with wavy brown hair in which were golden glints like yours,' he went on, monotonously; but this time I could not answer at all."
As Helen and Mary came out of the door, I climbed into the car and said to myself, "Damn men, damn women, damn everything!"
One very ancient woman is much like another, and eighteen years of the working of the soul or identity within might well wear away their trivial differences and give to the borrowed form some resemblance to that which it had left.
“For ye that reign in youth and lustiness, Pamper’d with ease, and jealous in your age, Your duty is, as far as I can guess,To Love’s Court to dresse* your voyage, *direct, address As soon as Nature maketh you so sageThat ye may know a woman from a swan, <17>Or when your foot is growen half a span.
Hence the old proverb: Every new affection makes man more foolish and woman wiser, meaning that man is held back from his work and effectiveness by every inclination, while woman, each time, gathers new experiences in life.
"I say then, my dear sir," said the goatherd, "that in our village there was a farmer even richer than the father of Chrysostom, who was named Guillermo, and upon whom God bestowed, over and above great wealth, a daughter at whose birth her mother died, the most respected woman there was in this neighbourhood; I fancy I can see her now with that countenance which had the sun on one side and the moon on the other; and moreover active, and kind to the poor, for which I trust that at the present moment her soul is in bliss with God in the other world.
The youth then took off the montera, and shaking his head from side to side there broke loose and spread out a mass of hair that the beams of the sun might have envied; by this they knew that what had seemed a peasant was a lovely woman, nay the most beautiful the eyes of two of them had ever beheld, or even Cardenio's if they had not seen and known Luscinda, for he afterwards declared that only the beauty of Luscinda could compare with this.