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wise woman

n.
1. A woman who is venerated for experience, judgment, and wisdom.
2. A woman who practices traditional arts or folkways such as herbal medicine, midwifery, or divination.
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Their usefulness did not depend on making the patient swallow substances for the most part harmful (the harm was scarcely perceptible, as they were given in small doses), but they were useful, necessary, and indispensable because they satisfied a mental need of the invalid and of those who loved her- and that is why there are, and always will be, pseudo-healers, wise women, homeopaths, and allopaths.
In all times and ages have been women, great wise women.
Ask the wisest among Anne Silvester's sex what they saw to rationally justify them in choosing the men to whom they have given their hearts and their lives, and you will be putting a question to those wise women which they never once thought of putting to themselves.
Women (and men) of all ages will find that these essays encapsulate the spirit of the human condition, both in good times and in bad, through the eyes of wise women who all have something brilliant to express.
On Christmas Eve the Skelmanthorpe actress is presenting a radio show on BBC 6 Music as part of its Wise Women series.
Champagne may be the finest fizz but if you're catering to a thirsty crowd or want something less mainstream, wise women know there are other options to help you sparkle this Christmas.
Jeffries and the Three Wise Women provides a fine Victorian mystery returning the housemaid Mrs.
Additionally, she will lead the firm's Wise Women financial education program in the Southeast.
It goes way back in time as a way of honoring the wise women of the tribe.
Lynn Valaes, owner and operator of Wise Women Fitness, is passionate about inspiring, motivating and educating Tampa women through exercise, nutritional guidance, and coaching support and through their sponsorship with DFSTB, she hopes that these fitness sessions will give these women additional development tools to gain an even greater sense of support, self-worth and independence.
She looks first at women in professions and institutions, leaders of the community, queens, wise women, authoresses, prophetesses, magicians, and loose women.
She gathers the wisdom of many wise women including Madeleine L'Engle, Laura Schlessinger, Erica Jong, Rachel Carson, Oprah Winfrey, Harper Lee, Lucille Ball, Mother Teresa, Pearl Buck, Cheri Huber, Julia Child, Drew Barrymore, and many more.