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A Complete Practice of Midwifery
Stone, Sarah
Published by printed for T. Cooper, London
Location of original: Countway Rare Books, Harvard University
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And there's another misfortune, that 'tis rare to find in the Country, Gentlemen that are grave and old experienced Practitioners; which forces our sex to submit to every boyish Pretender; by which our modesty is exposed, and the Midwife's reputation is hurt: to prevent which as far as in my power, I resolved to publish some Observations in my Practice; in hopes they'll prove instructive to some Women Midwives; especially those of the lower classes. And in this undertaking, to whom can I fly for Protection, but to YOUR MAJESTY, the Fountain of all perfect Vir-

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