Phelps

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    Surely it is one of the requisites of a tasteful garb that the expression of effort to please shall be wanting in it; that the mysteries of the toilet shall not be suggested by it; that the steps to its completion shall be knocked away like the sculptor’s ladder from the statue, and the mental force expended upon it be swept away out of sight like the chips on the studio floor.
    —Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911)

    A literary woman’s best critic is her husband ...
    —Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911)

    The literary artist will ... portray what he knows, and little else. Imagination is built upon knowledge, and his dreams will rest upon his facts. He is worth to the world just about what he has learned from it, and no more.
    —Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911)