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    “No love,” quothe he, “but vanity, sets love a task like
    that.”
    Leigh Hunt (1784–1859)

    It is ... pathetic to observe the complete lack of imagination on the part of certain employers and men and women of the upper-income levels, equally devoid of experience, equally glib with their criticism ... directed against workers, labor leaders, and other villains and personal devils who are the objects of their dart-throwing. Who doesn’t know the wealthy woman who fulminates against the “idle” workers who just won’t get out and hunt jobs?
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    Thank God! none of my children have an atom of poetry in their composition!
    —Augusta Leigh (1783–1851)