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womankind

the female members of the human race; women collectively
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Because of old Thou thyself doat'st on womankind, admiring Their shape, their colour, and attractive grace, None are, thou think'st, but taken with such toys.
She, on her side, had assured him of her firm belief in his promise, and had with the most solemn vows declared, that on his fulfilling or breaking these promises, it depended, whether she should be the happiest or most miserable of womankind. And to be the author of this highest degree of misery to a human being, was a thought on which he could not bear to ruminate a single moment.
It has dawned upon me that I have never placed a proper valuation upon womankind. For that matter, though not amative to any considerable degree so far as I have discovered, I was never outside the atmosphere of women until now.
It was impossible to help laughing at the funny conflict between Laurie's chivalrous reluctance to speak ill of womankind, and his very natural dislike of the unfeminine folly of which fashionable society showed him many samples.
How far otherwise was the wickedness of the daughter of Tyndareus who killed her lawful husband; her song shall be hateful among men, for she has brought disgrace on all womankind even on the good ones."
One small step for woman, one giant leap for womankind.
NASA once gave the world a giant leap for mankind, but in what should have been a fitting way in which to end Women's History month they took a giant step back for womankind.
What should have been a giant leap for womankind has turned into a stumble on the path to equality after US space agency Nasa cancelled the first all-female spacewalk due to a lack of a spacesuit in the right size.
She is a shame on the entire womankind. BJP leaders saved her dignity, and she sold it for the sake of her comfort and power.
Bristol Nightline offers support and advice for those who want to talk to someone, Womankind helps women feel empowered and offer therapy and advice for all and the CATS campaign educates young people on cancer.
The organisations ndash Womankind Kenya (Wokike) and Action Aid Kenya ndash are working with different groups in several counties to advocate for the campaign in order to collect more signatures to push through an amendment.TWO FORMULASThe campaign proposing women to be elected, not nominated, has suggested two formulas dubbed Formula 94 and Formula 136 to meet the constitutional requirement.
Dim the switch and I am the greatest beauty known to womankind."