But certain observations, especially concerning the relation between the development and behaviour of the so-called secondary sex characteristics, those qualities of skin, hair and fat distribution, physical configuration and mental attitudes, which distinguish the sexes, and the condition of the gland, indicate clearly that an internal secretion will be isolated, and that it will in its activity furnish certain predictable features.
Well do I know mine own sex.
It is needless to repeat the accounts transmitted concerning the barbarity of this massacre: the rage of the populace, excited by so many injuries, sanctioned by authority, and stimulated by example, distinguished not between innocence and guilt, spared neither sex nor age, and was not satiated without the tortures as well as death of the unhappy victims.
She was a woman who, as it were, ran out to meet you when you started to cross the dangerous roadway which separates the two sexes.
As there is no Good or bad Quality that does not affect both Sexes, so it is not to be imagined but the fair Sex must have suffered by an Affectation of this Nature, at least as much as the other: The ill Effect of it is in none so conspicuous as in the two opposite Characters of Caelia and Iras; Caelia has all the Charms of Person, together with an abundant Sweetness of Nature, but wants Wit, and has a very ill Voice; Iras is ugly and ungenteel, but has Wit and good Sense: If Caelia would be silent, her Beholders would adore her; if Iras would talk, her Hearers would admire her; but Caelia's Tongue runs incessantly, while Iras gives her self silent Airs and soft Languors; so that 'tis difficult to persuade one's self that Caelia has Beauty and Iras Wit: Each neglects her own Excellence, and is ambitious of the other's Character; Iras would be thought to have as much Beauty as Caelia, and Caelia as much Wit as Iras.
No, I am not in humour for a Wench-- By Heaven, I hate the Sex.
Oh, haply 'twas that Zaida's self, Ungrateful like her changing sex, Had chosen this emir, thus in scorn Her Abenamar's soul to vex.
I went about my career with Margaret beside me, her brow slightly knit, her manner faintly strenuous, helping, helping; and if we had not altogether abolished sex we had at least so circumscribed and isolated it that it would not have affected the general tenor of our lives in the slightest degree if we had.
And Lovelace will tell the sex, as he does in Letter XI.
The great judge who was killed was in his spare moments what you call a gallant--he did love my sex.
If you go among the Women, and behold Gloriana trip into a Room with that theatrical Ostentation of her Charms, Mirtilla with that soft Regularity in her Motion, Chloe with such an indifferent Familiarity, Corinna with such a fond Approach, and Roxana with such a Demand of Respect in the great Gravity of her Entrance; you find all the Sex, who understand themselves and act naturally, wait only for their Absence, to tell you that all these Ladies would impose themselves upon you; and each of them carry in their Behaviour a Consciousness of so much more than they should pretend to, that they lose what would otherwise be given them.
Male designates sex and is used of animals as well as human beings.
His wife was at that time soon to become a mother, and he said to her: "If a son is given to us, he will be right welcome; but if it be a daughter, conceal her sex and let people think we have a male child, so that my brother may have no reason to crow over us."
Her letters will show that she succeeded finally in bringing him to reason, but that in doing so, she was compelled to betray her own sex by exposing the secret motives of women in their relations with men.
I've studied the sex for a number of years; I've watched her in laughter and seen her in tears; On her ways and her whims I have pondered a lot, To find what will please her and just what will not; But all that I've learned from the start to the close Is that sooner or later she'll powder her nose.
"I see the truth of what you say, as regards the men, for a critical eye can discover the proofs of their occupations; but, surely, you must be mistaken as respects your own sex; there is too much delicacy of form and feature for the class you mean."
Such robbers, if, after having run through a course of lewdness and profanation of chastity, they apply their minds (animus) to marriage, have no other object in their mind (mens) than the virginity of her who is to be their married partner; and when they have attained this object, they loathe both bed and chamber, yea also the whole female sex, except young girls: and whereas such are violators of marriage, and despisers of the female sex, and thereby spiritual robbers, it is evident that the divine Nemesis pursues them.
The Wanderer, forgetting his assumed sex, that his clothes might not be wet, held them up a great deal too high.
I think I could have seen to it effectually enough that they didn't get at croquet and tennis with the vicarage daughters and discover sex in the Peeping Tom fashion I did, and that they realised quite early in life that it isn't really virile to reek of tobacco.
Next to alcohol and tobacco, coffee and tea have supplied more of the needed excitement to mankind than any other stimulants; and, taking the female sex into the account, they stand far above the two former substances in the ratio of the numbers who use them.
"Don't mind me," said Ralph; "I was just talking, as usual, at random, and slandering the sex.
The fine flaring up of youth has tended to set sex rampant, but she is not "immoral" save in her mind.
All other qualifications imposed upon male citizens, save only that of their sex, as prerequisites to the exercise of suffrage have the same objects in view, and can have no other.
Many of the Poets, to describe the Execution which is done by this Passion, represent the Fair Sex as Basilisks that destroy with their Eyes; but I think Mr. Cowley has with greater Justness of Thought compared a beautiful Woman to a Porcupine, that sends an Arrow from every Part.
"Women," said he, "are brought up from their infancy, to regard our sex as their superiors, and to believe that their greatest merit consists in entire devotion to their husbands.
After the manner of the country gentlemen who in mixed society are apt to prefer their own sex for purposes of converse, Herbert Bannister monopolized Ralph.
is it credible that a man of your sense should pay the sex so high a compliment?"
Because I happened to mention my own sex rather than yours, you must not imagine that it is my intention to underrate women.
He has laid all the sex under obligation to him; and why.
5.--Generic names, even when construed as masculine or feminine, often virtually include both sexes; as, "Hast thou given the horse strength?
But our law cannot dictate to equals, whose sex it ignores, the terms or numbers of partnership.
We know that the most delicate women become heroines in such straits; and nature seems to have given to the whole sex, whether endowed with reason or only with an instinct, the same disposition to die in defence of the helpless creatures that so much depend on their care.
Forsaken in love--for he had been deserted by his wife--he had forsworn the sex and buried his sorrows in "Pombe," the Kaffir beer that effectually deprived him of what little intelligence he had.
My courage try by combat if thou dar'st, And thou shalt find that I exceed my sex.
CONTENTS Chapter Explanation 1 Sabrina Discourses Theatrical Conditions 2 The Carrier Pigeon as a Benefit to Humanity 3 Sabrina Receives Money from an Unexpected Source 4 Sabrina Receives Her Fortune and Says Farewell to the Hall Bedroom 5 Sabrina Visits Her Patents in Emporia, and Shocks that Staid Town 6 Details of How Sabrina Stood Emporia on Edge and was Ejected Therefrom 7 The Chorus Girls' Union Gave their Annual Ball 8 Sabrina Falls In Love with a Press Agent with Hectic Chatter 9 Sabrina Returns to the Chorus, so that She Can Keep Her Automobile Without Causing Comment 10 Sabrina and Her Former Room-mate Involved in an Argument at a Beefsteak Party 11 The Dramatic Possibilities of the "Mangled Doughnut" 12 Sabrina Passes a Few Remarks on Love, Comedians, and Spring Millinery 13 Sabrina Scores a Great Personal Success 14 Methods of the House Breakers' Association Disclosed 15 Sabrina Denounces the Male Sex as Being All Alike, and Threatens to Take the Veil 16 After Investigating the Country Atmosphere Carefully, Sabrina Says the Only Healthful Ozone is Out of a Champagne Bottle 17 Sabrina Visits the Racetrack and Returns with Money 18 A Pink Whiskered Bark Tries to Convert the Merry-merry 19 Sabrina Advises Chorus Girls, Charging Time for their Company 20 Sabrina is Married and Goes Abroad on Her Wedding Trip EXPLANATION.
The same influences which tended to rob man of the rights which God has given him, and produce cruelty and heartlessness in the general intercourse of life, also tended to degrade the female sex.
Let me defend the sex I so dearly love.
I can truly affirm, I never deceived anybody in my life, excepting (which I confess has often happened undesignedly) by speaking plainly; as Earl Stanhope used to say (during his ministry) he always imposed on the foreign ministers by telling them the naked truth, which, as they thought impossible to come from the mouth of a statesman, they never failed to write informations to their respective courts directly contrary to the assurances he gave them: most people confounding the ideas of sense and cunning, though there are really no two things in nature more opposite: it is, in part, from this false reasoning, the unjust custom prevails of debarring our sex from the advantages of learning, the men fancying the improvement of our understandings would only furnish us with more art to deceive them, which is directly contrary to the truth.
Love for one another brings the two sexes together--love for their offspring makes them separate!"
In taciturnity alone he bore the sex no resemblance.
But I wonder if God, so far above on His great white throne The clanging tumult of trouble and doubt that mortals vex; When the murmur of a crime sweeps up from earth with woeful moan, If He pauses, ere He condemns, to ask the offender's sex.
did she but know how she is surrounded, (as I then thought, as well as now think,) and what is intended, how much sooner would death be her choice, than so dreadful a situation!--'And how effectually would her story, were it generally known, warn all the sex against throwing themselves into the power of ours, let our vows, oaths, and protestations, be what they will!'
Most men, though of course not all, want sex in their lives at some time or other.
Many indeed must have been the labor men, who gained a broader outlook upon their own problems and difficulties through listening to such unwearied champions of their all but voiceless sex.
To refuse her any thing never entered into the mind of the Khan; and suspicion of any thing unworthy her sex and rank, was as far from his thoughts as from his daughter's heart.
Alas, monsieur, there had been others--many others there must have been, for he understood my sex so well.
Learn of thy master, for the future, to treat more respectfully a sex that yields us our principal diversions and delights.
Hence, although the doctrines of the Church on various matters touching the female sex were characterised by the greatest purity, we shall see that in practice they were not strictly executed.
O Mr. Webb, how kind you are To let us live at all, To let us light the kitchen range And tidy up the hall; To tolerate the female sex In spite of Adam's fall.
If thou art of mine own sex, leave me not, I charge thee!