To the ladies 1wife and servant are the same 2but only differ in the name : 3 for when that fatal knot is ty'd 4which nothing, nothing can divide : 5when she the word obey has said 6and man by law supreme has made 7then all that's kind is laid aside 8and nothing left but state and pride : 9fierce as an eastern.
Mary chudleigh, lady chudleigh (august 1656 – 1710) was an english poet who was part of an intellectual circle which included mary astell, elizabeth thomas, judith drake, elizabeth elstob, lady mary wortley montagu, and john norris in her later years she published a volume of poetry and two volumes of essays. To the ladies by lady mary chudleigh wife and servant are the same but only differ in the name: for when that fatal knot is tied which nothing, nothing can divide: when she the word obey has said and man by law supreme has made then all that's kind is laid aside and nothing left but state and pride: fierce as an.
My analysis of &ldquoto the ladies&rdquo by mary, lady chudleigh this song was wri this song was written to resent the status of women and how they were being treated in the eighteenth century, with no freedom of their own, confined to the poem - please see ladies. Happy women's history month this week's poetry pairing, matches lady mary chudleigh's 17th-century poem “to the ladies” with a 21st-century opinion piece about marriage and the role of women by stephanie coontz (note: please read the article excerpt to ensure it is appropriate for your students.
From the ladies defence by lady mary chudleigh melissa ive still reverd your order [she is responding to a parson] as divine and when i see unblemishd virtue shine when solid learning and page.