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    ...we shall never be the people we should and might be until we have learned that it is the first and most important business of a nation to protect its women, not by any puling sentimentality of queenship, chivalry or angelhood, but by making it possible for them to earn an honest living.
    —Katharine Pearson Woods (1853–1923)

    Education is considered the peculiar business of women; perhaps for that very reason it is one of the worst-paid businesses in the world ...
    —Katharine Pearson Woods (1853–1923)

    Something startles me where I thought I was safest,
    I withdraw from the still woods I loved,
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)