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    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)

    I read, with a kind of hopeless envy, histories and legends of people of our craft who “do not write for money.” It must be a pleasant experience to be able to cultivate so delicate a class of motives for the privilege of doing one’s best to express one’s thoughts to people who care for them. Personally, I have yet to breathe the ether of such a transcendent sphere. I am proud to say that I have always been a working woman, and always had to be ...
    —Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911)

    Then hail! thou noble conquerer!
    That, when tyranny oppressed,
    Hewed for our fathers from the wild
    A land wherein to rest.
    —Mary Elizabeth Hewitt (b. 1818)

    No slave is a slave to the same lengths, and in so full a sense of the word, as a wife is.
    —John Stuart Mill (1806–1873)

    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)