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About The west shore. (Portland, Or.) 1875-1891 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 1, 1887)
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(hi f the nt of nth ring that home-like spirit among women as there ought to be. With
ap arance, m den'raUe Ut every dwelling, is in prcscriled limits her family and friends
the giving to each article of furniture, whether ami in certain directions physical health and
for .r ornament, an entertaining and restful the church woman has equaled, if not ex
enMitn. Nowhere i this more noticeable celled, man ; but a good kindred to that which
than in I In hanging of pictures. Picture she seeks to do in theHC directions, is needed to
ImuM ! hung o lh.it the average j.-rson, In- done by her hands and through her thought
when Mending, may enjoy them without as- cta-w here, as well ; and, be it said to their ered
fuming an uneasy jistun. A ortrait should it, there are many women awake to the fact.
Ie wining that we may look directly info it In it a Huflicient excuse, that family cares de
Me, and l.md-a'K and other jdctun-M should mand a woman's attention? We call a man
! hung at much a height that the eye may U who allows his business to absorb his active in
on a level with the n nter of the picture. The tcrcst, a foxil. Nor isitasullicientexeusethat
manner in whih the light fall upon the pic- there are some things of a public nature which
lure should also U taken into account. S.mc woman ran not do, for there are many things
picture ,k Utter in n haded recess of the which she can do. It is the subtle influence of
r.-om, while other need the fullest light. Ami woman's presence, her moral nature, her gen
the surrounding should all Ik such a to give, tlcncss, that are so much needed. These she
a nearly a may U; the expression the artist exerts on questions of public concern, just to
h--ired when executing it. j'j.turc are to le the degree that she feels an interest i'n them
l.ked at and cnj.,y.-d. Tl.eir influence i re- It is true, her influence is indirect offener than
hning, and to the degrw. that they break the direct, yet to do her utmost is to do her best
""'oto.iy of the view, whether material or and she should not refrain from doing what lies
KH-ntal, ,t , re.tful. Some one ha said that within her jwer, simply liecause there are
we may judge of the culture of a family, by the Home things w hid, Ii without it. Were woman
Mure whh hang ,., ,,e ,1(IIM, walls, to live for her own family, merely, and there
wh.le one eU. ban said that l, manner were no christian obligation resting opon her,
f hmw the pu ture d,,-,dc l, . ..Itur,,, either for the welfare of those outside her kin
h n , : ,",.""' her own individuality, she should,
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cfi. blto.be individual It i a fa, t , T I " Tan,v iH, ran not lie estimated. It
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' Pibhc that w e do not fw a quickening of some faculty