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    Women of my age in America are at the mercy of two powerful and antagonistic traditions. The first is the ultradomestic fifties with its powerful cult of motherhood; the other is the strident feminism of the seventies with its attempt to clone the male competitive model.... Only in America are these ideologies pushed to extremes.
    Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century)

    The degree to which the child-rearing professionals continue to be out of touch with reality is astounding. For example, a widely read manual on breast-feeding, devotes fewer than two pages to the working mother.
    —Sylvia Ann Hewitt (20th century)

    ... we all know the wag’s definition of a philanthropist: a man whose charity increases directly as the square of the distance.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    This is our fate: eight hundred years’ disaster,
    crazily tangled like the Book of Kells:
    the dream’s distortion and the land’s division,
    the midnight raiders and the prison cells.
    —John Hewitt (b. 1907)