Who is Mary McCarthy?

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    Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a “work” of man.
    —Mary McCarthy (1912–1989)

    Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her.
    Bible: New Testament, Luke 10:41,42.

    Jesus to Martha.