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Swetnam continues, "Hee [Moses] also saith that they were made of the ribbe of a man, and that their froward nature sheweth; for a ribbe is a crooked thing, good for nothing else, and women are crooked by nature: for small occasion will cause them to be angry" (sig B1).
Such duty as the subject owes the prince, Even such, a woman oweth to her husband; And when she is froward, peevish, sullen, sour, And not obedient to his honest will, What is she but a foul contending rebel And graceless traitor to her loving lord?
Even Eumenides, a noble and brave character, admits regretfully, when Semele in her contrariness methodically rejects all his overtures, that his beloved is 'of all women the most froward and [he] of all creatures the most fond' (3.
And if you are froward [sic] you shall see who is the stronger, a gentle little girl who doesn't eat enough or a big wild man who has cocaine in his body.
nonconformists] who through "their perverse froward and malicious minds, wills, and intents, [intend] to subvert the very true and perfect exposition [.
While misogynist early modern writers such as Joseph Swemam advocate wife beating, declaring, "As a sharp bit curbs froward horse, even so a cursed woman must be roughly used," (52) others, such as the Puritan preacher William Perkins, called for a more restrained approach to spousal correction.
23; Joseph Swetnam, TheAraignment of Lewde, Idle, Froward, and Unconstant Women in Female Replies (London: [n.
I'm looking froward to teaching journalism as an adjunct at the university of Montana this spring.
The froward Brook; which, soon as he was box'd Within our Garden, found himself at once, As if by trick insidious and unkind, Stripp'd of his voice, and left to dimple down, Without an effort, and without a will, A channel paved by the hand of man.
Welsh desperately threw themselves forward but consistently let themselves down with sloppy errors when going froward in Moseley's half.
The Commission representative talked of being very much aware of the urgency to come froward with further steps.