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    I believe in women; and in their right to their own best possibilities in every department of life. I believe that the methods of dress practiced among women are a marked hindrance to the realization of these possibilities, and should be scorned or persuaded out of society.
    —Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911)

    A sumptuous dwelling the rich man hath.
    And dainty is his repast;
    But remember that luxury’s prodigal hand
    Keeps the furnace of toil in blast.
    —Mary Elizabeth Hewitt (b.1818)

    I believe that the miseries consequent on the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors are so great as imperiously to command the attention of all dedicated lives; and that while the abolition of American slavery was numerically first, the abolition of the liquor traffic is not morally second.
    —Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911)

    It is not in our drawing-rooms that we should look to judge of the intrinsic worth of any style of dress. The street-car is a truer crucible of its inherent value.
    —Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911)