Elizabeth Missing Sewell


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Elizabeth Missing Sewell (1815–1906) was an English author of religious and educational texts notable in the 19th century.

Elizabeth Missing Sewell was born at High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, on 19 February 1815, was third daughter in a family of seven sons and five daughters of Thomas Sewell (1775–1842), solicitor, of Newport, and his wife Jane Edwards (1773–1848). She was sister ... more »

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  • ''A young man is stirred and stimulated by the consciousness of how much depends upon his own exertions: a young girl is ... oppressed by it.''
    Elizabeth Missing Sewell (1815-1906), British author. Principles of Education, Drawn from Nature and Revelation, and Applied to Female Education in th...
  • ''Any strain upon a girl's intellect is to be dreaded, and any attempt to bring women into competition with men can scarcely escape failure.''
    Elizabeth Missing Sewell (1815-1906), British author. Principles of Education, Drawn from Nature and Revelation, and Applied to Female Education in th...
  • ''Obedience ... is the primary object of all sound education.''
    Elizabeth Missing Sewell (1815-1906), British author. Principles of Education, Drawn from Nature and Revelation, and Applied to Female Education in th...
  • ''... a woman who is not feminine is a monster in creation.''
    Elizabeth Missing Sewell (1815-1906), British author. Principles of Education, Drawn from Nature and Revelation, and Applied to Female Education in th...
  • ... we become so accustomed to meet with injustice, and, if we are at all sincere with our own hearts, are so conscious of being guity of it ourselves, that we learn to look upon it almost as a necess...
    Elizabeth Missing Sewell (1815-1906), British author. Principles of Education, Drawn from Nature and Revelation, and Applied to Female Education in th...
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