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not be deterred by any selfish regard to my own reputation, from making that attempt, for which, in the opinion of our mutual friends, my intimacy with Mr Millar, begun by our near connection, and continued by his kind indulgence, had afforded me peculiar advantages.

1 am, with the greatest regard,

MY DEAR SIR,

Your most obcdient Servant,

JOHN CRAIG,

GLASGOW, February, 1806.

CONTENTS.

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ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF

THE AUTHOR. INTRODUCTION

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CHAP. I.

OF THE RANK AND CONDITION OF WOMEN IN

DIFFERENT AGES.

Sect. I. The effects of Poverty and barbarism,

with respect to the condition of women 14

Sect. II. The influence acquired by the mother of

a family, before marriage is completely established

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Sect. III. The refinement of the passions of sex,

in the pastoral ages

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Sect. IV. The consequences of the introduction of agriculture, with respect to the intercourse of

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the sexes

Sect. V. Changes in the condition of women,

arising from the improvement of useful arts and manufactures

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