The influence of women counts for a great deal in two of the most marked features of modern European life--its aversion to war, and its addiction to philanthropy.

Abilities and virtues are absolutely necessary to raise men from the middle rank of life into notice, and the natural consequence is notorious–the middle rank contains most virtue and abilities.

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