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    When a woman starts out in the world on a mission, secular or religious, she should leave her feminine charms at home.
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    It appears to be a matter of national pride that the President is to have more mud, and blacker mud, and filthier mud in front of his door than any other man can afford.
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    We have not the slightest idea that women are made of such light material that the breath of any fool or knave may blow them on the rocks of ruin.
    —Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    It is an old adage, “All is fair in love as in war,” but I thought not of general laws, and only felt a private grievance.
    —Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    And Space with gaunt grey eyes and her brother Time
    Wheeling and whispering come,
    James Elroy Flecker (1884–1919)