Equivocations of Gender and Rank: Eighteenth-Century Sportinhg Women

@article{Rizzo2002EquivocationsOG,
  title={Equivocations of Gender and Rank: Eighteenth-Century Sportinhg Women},
  author={B. Rizzo},
  journal={Eighteenth-Century Life},
  year={2002},
  volume={26},
  pages={118 - 70}
}
  • B. Rizzo
  • Published 2002
  • Art, Medicine
  • Eighteenth-Century Life
But if the rougher sex by this fierce sport Is hurried wild, let not such horrid joy E’er stain the bosom of the British fair. Far be the spirit of the chase from them! Uncomely courage, unbeseeming skill; To spring the fence, to rein the prancing steed; The cap, the whip, the masculine attire, In which they roughen to the sense, and all The winning softness of their sex is lost. —James Thomson, “Autumn” (1730) 
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