Men frequently look with a jealous eye on a learned woman, and are apt to dominate her a blue, be cautious, therefore, in a mixed company of showing yourself too much beyond those around you.
Etiquette for Ladies; with hints on the preservation, improvement and display of female beauty. Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1843.
Note: I tried to find out what "a blue" means. This is how it was spelled in italics in the original text. Synonyms for "blue" include a learned or educated woman and profane or indecent.