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Synonyms for freewoman

a person who is not a serf or a slave

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But he who was of the bondwoman was born after the flesh; but he of the freewoman was by promise.
45) Rebecca West, 'The Gospel According to Mrs Humphrey Ward', Freewoman, 13:1 (15 February 1912), 249-50.
Yet this type of tempered rhetoric does not seem characteristic of West, who wrote for The Freewoman in 1912 that "a strong hatred" is "the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places of life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere" (Marcus 23).
West, then still using her given name, Cicely Fairfield, declared in her opening of the review entitled "The Position of Women in Indian Life," published in the November 30, 1911 issue of the Freewoman, "There are two kind of imperialists: imperialists and bloody imperialists" (quoted in Fairfield 1982, 12).
5) In the Edwardian feminist journal Freewoman, Dora Marsden impugns readers who "regard it as an indecent exhibition, if they saw a woman looking as though she were very obviously enjoying food, or obviously gratifying any of her senses" (Green 227).
24) Backus argued that the Gospel, the freewoman, established a covenant of grace, which abolished works.
Delap and DiCenzo offer instructive discussions of three feminist journals, the Freewoman, the Woman Rebel, and the Forerunner.
West was involved with various organisations and publications committed to social change, including the socialist journal Clarion, Fabian summer schools, the modernist feminist little magazine, The New Freewoman, and the post-suffrage journal, Time and Tide.
In a letter to the Freewoman she also defended the practice of 'free love,' by asserting that 'there is a distinction between the terms lust, license, prostitution, and free love .
The book pays special attention to Pound's attempts to participate in--and re-conceptualize --literary reviews he came across, including Poetry in Chicago, The New Freewoman (later Egoist), BLAST, the New Age, and the Little Review in New York.
Thus she shied away from Pound when he took over Dora Marsden's Freewoman, transforming it into a modernist vehicle retitled The Egoist.
The Serious Artist," 3 parts, The New Freewoman (October 15-November 15, 1913).
In one of her first outlets, a feminist magazine called the Freewoman, she wrote: "A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places in life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere.
For a brief biography, see Sharon Presley, Susanne La Follette: The Freewoman (1999), at http://www.
Still in her early twenties, West's participation in the Freewoman Discussion Circle brought her into contact with Dora Marsden, then editor of the Freewoman.