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  • As for the Men, I shall not in this Paper any further concern my self about them: but as I would fain contribute to make Womankind, which is the most beautiful Part of the Creation, entirely amiable, and wear out all those little Spots and Blemishes that are apt to rise among the Charms which Nature has poured out upon them,

    The Spectator, Volume 1 Eighteenth-Century Periodical Essays

  • You can find a brief history of the origins of IWD in an (unfortunately unnamed)article from 'Womankind' (March, 1972) which also tells the tale of courageous women in America, campaigning for "Bread and Roses":

    IWD: Past and Present

  • "Womankind," said Oldbuck in great agitation, "be composed, and do not give way to vain terror -- Are you sure they are come?"

    The Antiquary — Volume 02

  • Beginning on December 3, 1897, and for at least the next ten years, Solis-Cohen edited the weekly “Womankind” column in the Jewish Exponent.

    Judith Solis-Cohen.

  • In his latest all-thumbs fingerpainting of the Decline of the West, Steyn scrambles a grandma suicide bomber, the presiding bishop of the Episocopal Church, Condoleeza Rice, and the overrunneth cups of Scarlett Johansson into a free-floating indictment of Womankind for being (in order of appearance) fervent-delusional, cluelessly naive, vaguely empathetic, and promiscuously ditzy, the various aspects of female dottiness somehow responsible for the Muslim population bomb that threatens civilization's existence.

    Bilbo Baggins Beyond the Valley of the Superboobies: James Wolcott

  • In order to accomplish this detestable Freak, I snatch'd up a Steel Rapier, which stood in the Hall, and walk'd away towards the Place of his Abode, saying to myself, The false Bosvil shall disquiet me no more, nor any other of my Sex; in him I will end his Race; no more of them shall come to disturb or affront Womankind.

    The Amours of Bosvil and Galesia

  • Porter's Wife; I hear, all Womankind complain of the Unkindness of their

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

  • A comment which several suddenly - "feminist" Rightwing outlets characterized as "One Great Leap (Backwards) for Womankind!" just after Snow called, coincidentally called it a "great leap backward for feminism" in his official response.

    Brad Friedman: NY Times Joins Right-wing Outlets in Twisting Boxer's Comments, Ignoring White House Delinquency in New Iraq Plan

  • From ev'ry corner of the land: "Womankind, arise!"

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • One small step for Palin, One giant step backwards for Womankind

    Archive 2008-09-01

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