Madre Natura Versus the Moloch of Fashion: A Social Essay
Leighton condemns the foolish dictates of fashion for much of women's ill health and argues that sensible clothing and a daily regimen of exercise and a nutritious diet are the keys to preserving women's health.
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Madre Natura versus the Moloch of Fashion. A social essay, with ...
Luke LIMNER (pseud. [i.e. John Leighton.])
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1874
Madre Natura Versus the Moloch of Fashion: A Social Essay, with Thirty ...
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1874
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