M. Carey Thomas
Martha Carey Thomas (January 2, 1857 - December 2, 1935) was an American educator, suffragist, and second President of Bryn Mawr College.
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... Thomas retired in 1922, at age sixty-five ... Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers, which was founded at Carey's behest in 1921, was a sort of "grand finale" bookending Thomas' legacy as an earlier shaper of the college ... Garrett left a considerable fortune to Thomas, who spent the last two decades of her life traveling the world in luxury, including trips to India, the Sahara, and France ...
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“... my one aim and concentrated purpose shall be and is to show that women can learn, can reason, can compete with men in the grand fields of literature and science ... that a woman can be a woman and a true one without having all her time engrossed by dress and society.”
—M. Carey Thomas (18571935)
“the closer I move
To death, one man through his sundered hulks,
The louder the sun blooms
And the tusked, ramshackling sea exults....”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)
“But when my seven long years are out,
O, then Ill marry Sally;
O, then well wed, and then well bed
But not in our alley!”
—Henry Carey (1693?1743)