Sleek sleepiness and spiteful deceit


As F.B. Harrison wrote in an article in The Journal of Education in 1891, for example, “The fiery spirit, the loud bark, the watchful temperament of the dog give him always a male aspect; and the sleek sleepiness, the treble mew, the spiteful deceit of the cat combine to render her female in character.”

Do  you get the impression F.B. Harrison didn’t like women ( or cats)  much?

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