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Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M----y W----y M----e

Montagu, Mary Wortley Lady

Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M----y W----y M----e

written during her travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa, to persons of distinction, men of letters, &c. in different parts of Europe. Which contain among other curious relations, accounts of the policy and manners of the Turks; ... A new edition. To which are now first added, poems, by the same author. In two volumes.

by Montagu, Mary Wortley Lady

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Published by printed for T. Cadell, and T. Evans; J. Murray; and R. Baldwin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 7018, no. 05.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16842978M

Which contain, among other curious relations, Accounts of the Policy and Manners of the Turks ; Drawn from Sources that have been inaccessible to other Travellers - New edition - London : printed for T. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu discovered the Ottoman Empire concept of variolation during her stay in Istanbul inand brought the idea back to Britain. Pre-vaccination history Figure 2: A Turkish stamp issued in to commemorate the th anniversary of the first smallpox vaccination. It is as if the author felt it necessary to delete the names for reasons of tact or legal liability. During her journey she wrote letters to her friends and family back in England.

Believe me, friend, much may be said On that poor couple that are dead. Then the fever begins to seize them, and they keep their beds two days, very seldom three. It addresses issues that particularly intrigued European courts, including those concerning the status of women, Odalisques, women who lived in the harem and baths where they went in groups for long periods of rest, discussion, feasts and even dancing. Would you like to see your husband let his beard grow, until he would be obliged to put the end of it in his pocket, because this beard is the gift of nature? THE fair of St Lawrence is now in season.

Leonardo da Vinci. This is also evident from the fact that the book does not fall open when left released on its spine. It catalogues nearly four thousand species of plants, including dozens which had never been previously described in English, according to a taxonomy devised by the author. Marbelled cover with leather corners and spine.


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However, there is a fourth volume added on. All IP addresses in Germany are blocked. But doctors thought that it was a dangerous procedure, and the inoculation was tried progressively on several people, including condemned prisoners. The children or young patients play together all the rest of the day, and are in perfect health to the eighth.

Oxford: Clarendon Press,3 vols. The WHO employed a strategy of mass vaccination coupled with subsequent surveillance and containment. Edward Jenner on Cowpox8. This block will remain in place until legal guidance changes.

In andtwo reports of the Turkish method of inoculation were made to the Royal Society in England, by Emmanuel Timoni, a doctor affiliated to the British Embassy in Istanbul, [7] and Giacomo Pylarini.

She is particularly impressed by how, thanks to their veil, Ottoman women were able to move around and, importantly for her, have affairs much more freely than they would have been able to in England.

Mary Wortley Montague

Long before vaccination for smallpox was developed in Europe in the s, people in Asia, the Middle East, the Caucasus and Africa knew that small amounts of live smallpox virus injected under the skin would induce a mild form of the disease that rendered a person immune from full-blown smallpox.

The trial was observed by the court physicians and 25 members of the Royal Society and the College of Physicians. I own, Versailles appeared to me rather vast than beautiful; and after having seen the exact proportions of the Italian buildings, I thought the irregularity of it shocking.

The apartments of the royal family are very large, and richly gilt; but I saw nothing in the architecture or painting worth remembering.

By Luke Frostick Tis true, their law permits them four wives, but there is no instance of a man of quality that makes use of this liberty, or of a woman of rank who would suffer it. This is all the French magnificence, till you come to Fountainbleau, when you are shewed one thousand five hundred rooms in the king's hunting palace.

Throughout her letters, she is committed to discovering the truth about the places she visits and relaying it to her readers. I believe and hope I shall very soon see both you and Mr Congreve; but as I am here in an inn, where we stay to regulate our march to London, bag and baggage, I shall employ some of my leisure time, in answering that part of yours, that seems to require an answer.

IN short, let her own sex at least, do her justice; lay aside diabolical Envy, and its brother Malice [Footnote: This fair and elegant prefacer sic has resolved that Malice should be of the masculine gender: I believe it is both masculine and feminine, and I heartily wish it were neuter.

The software we use sometimes flags "false positives" -- that is, blocks that should not have occurred.Letter from Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, in Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M–y W–y M–e: Written During her Travels in Europe, Asia and Africa, vol.

1 (Aix: Anthony Henricy, ), pp. ; letter 36, to Mrs. S. C. from Adrianople, n.d.; quoted in Paul Halsall, Internet Modern History Sourcebook [a collection of public domain and. May 17,  · Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M—y W—y M—eWritten during Her Travels in Europe, Asia and Africa to Persons of Distinction, Men of Letters, &c.

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