"Christina was a sad specimen of womankind indeed," said Mrs. Temple.
His ideal of womankind is gauged by the character of the woman he seeks.
For she was wise and shrewd—of that pure leaven of womankind which leaveneth all the rest.
But his knowledge of womankind warned him that he must not be too hasty.
Latisan had his own mental tags for womankind; this was “a lady.”