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Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879-1944) was an American writer, born in Brockton, Massachusetts, and educated at Radcliffe College.

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    ... no gentleman lies, on any occasion, with unmixed pleasure. He feels, rather, as if he had put on rags.
    Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)

    ... our great-grandmothers were prudes. The reason why they talked so much about their souls, I fancy, is that there was hardly a limb or a feature of the human body that they thought it proper to mention.
    —Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)

    ... if a person is to be unconventional, he must be amusing or he is intolerable: for, in the nature of the case, he guarantees you nothing but amusement. He does not guarantee you any of the little amenities by which society has assured itself that, if it must go to sleep, it will at least sleep in a comfortable chair.
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    The very notion of tabu is one of the rightest notions in the world. Better any old tabu than none, for a man cannot be said to be “on the side of the stars” at all, unless he makes refusals.
    —Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)

    You can be slum-born and slum-bred and still achieve something worth while; but it is a stupid inverted snobbishness to be proud of it. If one had a right to be proud of anything, it would be of a continued decent tradition back of one.
    —Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)