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Re: About Snuff

Great points. This is why my middle teen is learning to garden (she also enjoys it, which is a pleasant surprise, although she doesn't do ALL of it yet, just
k_kydland
6:33 AM
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23508

Re: 1780s social mobility

I found a few interesting pieces when I did a Yahoo search on "1780s: social mobilitiy" * explains what's involved in horizontal compared with vertical
Yvonne LaRose
11:07 AM
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23507

Re: About Snuff

You point out so many truisms. We on this list come from many countries and continents, each with their unique customs. In my career/HR/recruiting articles, I
Yvonne LaRose
10:36 AM
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23506

Re: About Snuff

Therein lies one of the great challenges of studying history :). There is a GREAT deal of it and we can't possibly expect to read it ALL or even be led to all
k_kydland
8:15 AM
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23505

1780s social mobility

A friend on another list has been asked to write an afterword for a collectors' edition on Demelza. She wants to point out how shocking it would have been for
J Dixon
Aug 31
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23504

Re: About Snuff

I'll speak for myself but I don't doubt many will agree.  By virtue of the fact that many on this list are already published and there was a great deal of
Yvonne LaRose
Aug 30
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23503

Re: About Snuff

I'm having a stressful parenting weekend, but I'm assuming your sarcasm was pleasant and not like that of my teens, lol. My writing voice sometimes changes
k_kydland
Aug 30
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23502

Re: About Snuff

What an admission from my model! Oh well, I guess we're all mere humans.  VivaYvonne LaRose In a Word-CCJP [Content Critiques Journalism
Yvonne LaRose
Aug 27
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23501

Re: About Snuff

And yet, even in France it wasn't proper for girls to be studying higher mathematics or sciences. Consider Sophie Germain (self taught, largely, as she didn't
k_kydland
Aug 27
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23500

Re: About Snuff

I've never heard of the "house of ill fame" definition, but since nun was at one time a euphemism for prostitute (just learned that, too!) this definition
k_kydland
Aug 27
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23499

Re: About Snuff

You are right. The Professor and Vilette were set in girl's boarding schools in France. Carol Sent from my iPad ... You are right. The Professor and Vilette
Carol McGrath
Aug 27
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23498

Re: About Snuff

I'm finding it interesting how different the situation was in France, where there were a number of boarding schools for girls after the Revolution, and convent
sandra_gulland
Aug 27
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23497

Re: About Snuff

Karin, I found your use of the term "nunnery" fascinating because I've had an understanding of it to meanDictionary.com ... But it's obvious you were using it
Yvonne LaRose
Aug 26
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23496

Re: About Snuff

We both lost and gained during the Reformation. The filthiness is next to godliness doctrine (my name for it, of course) started well before that, and convent
k_kydland
Aug 26
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23495

Re: About Snuff

As I said. A convent school. They were obviously all closed at the Reformation. We lost a lot when they were closed. Nothing replaced them. in many ways the
Lynne Connolly
Aug 26
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