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It grows out of the capacity to nurture , and is an extension of the ability to support
inherent processes of growth , while at the same time mediating between the
natural and the supernatural . These are really not two separate functions , but
At the same time there co - exists with this a great deal of the old German view of
Mother Nature . One teacher introduced the subject of foetal development with , '
Nature said , let not the eagle lay her egg in the nest which is blown away or ...
For a woman shame is the one means of salvation , and without it she succumbs
to a mere animal nature . All the men of the family must be concerned to protect
their wives and children from shame , for their own honour is based on their ...
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Mothercraft or Motherhood
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
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