A singular magazine, part IV

We conclude our look at the Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine with some more sage advice on the physical correction of children taken from its annals.

A Medical Student wrote: “With regard to the whipping of girls, I think that as this is the age of the ladies, there is no reason why girls should not be whipped as well as boys. But let me remind some of your correspondents that the days when Milton was whipped at Oxford are long gone by, and if the girls require to be whipped at 16 they will require it all their lives.

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