Read the following passage from George Washington Burnap’s The Sphere and Duties of Woman before you choose your answer.

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Read the following passage from George Washington Burnap’s The Sphere and Duties of Woman before you choose your answer.

“We now see women in that sphere for which she was originally intended and which she is so exactly fitted to adorn and bless, as the wife, the mistress of the home, the solace, the aid, and the counselor of the ONE, for whose sake alone the world is any consequence to her.”

Which word best describes the tone of the passage?