It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it. Millions are condemned to a stiller doom than mine and millions are in silent revolt against their lot. Nobody knows how many rebellions besides political rebellions ferment in the masses of life which people earth. Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their faculties and a field for their efforts, as much as their brothers do; they suffer from too rigid a restraint, too absolute a stagnation, precisely as men would suffer; and it is narrow-minded in their more privileged fellow-creatures to say that they ought to confine themselves to making puddings and knitting stockings, to playing on the piano and embroidering bags. It is thoughtless to condemn them, or laugh at them, if they seek to do more or learn more than custom has pronounced necessary for their sex.
Vivek singh (Verified Purchase)
If wondering which edition to buy, go for Wordsworth if you have eye issues and would prefer larger font. Wordsworth has larger font books in comparison to Penguin.
Thina (Verified Purchase)
Good first experience. Same cover was sent and delivery was made in time. Although the classic collection needs to improve. You need to add more books especially from Wordsworth.