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THE CHURCH^ WALES,

THE COST OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE.I

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!MACHYNLLETH, ILLEGVL WEIGHTS…

j PEN-AN-INK SKETCHES, 1850.

ELECTION OF GUARDIANS.

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Y GYMRAES.

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Y GYMRAES. A publication called Y Gymraes' or the The Welsh Woman' has lately made its appearance under the patronage of Lady Hall, and is conducted by the late editor of the Standard of Freedom', the Rev. Evan Jones, (Ieuan Gwynedd), of Tredegar. As its name implies this publication is especially recom- mendod for the edification of the fair sex-to elevate them in the social scale and to promote their welfare and happiness. The intention, so far, is commend- able; but the perusal of the numbers which have hi- appeared has convinced me that such is not the bona fide intentions of its conductor. It is evident that the aim is to instil doctrines into the minds of my country-women that will answer the purposes of a crafty and designing twaddler in extra- vagance notions. Michelet in his Presto women and families" observes, Sad indeed it is to think that these unsympathetic men, soured moreover by conten- tion, should hold within their grasp the gentler por- tion which most feeling dwells, which remains more true to nature, and which even in the general corrup- too of morals is still the least corrupted by interest and hateful passions." And here we have it man "soured by contention" aiming at the very power thus deplored-condescending to be weak to assimilate himself to woman in order to insinuate himself into her good graces and take advantage of her confiding nature to carry out his wily schemes. I Ware taken .the trouble of translating a portion of an article which appears in the last number which will serve to show how far this rererend editor lias endoa-

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THE REV. WALTER DAVIES.