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Emily James Putnam
(1865-1944) born on
US educator. She was the first woman dean of Bernard College, New York.
         
   
F
In contemporary society [the typical lady] is an archaism, and can't hardly understand herself unless she knows her own history.

R
But the typical lady everywhere tends to the feudal habit of mind.
A
Until changing economic conditions made the thing actually happen, struggling early society would hardly have guessed that woman's road to gentility would lie through doing nothing at all.
N
Maternity is on the face of it an unsocial experience.
K
The selfishness that a woman has learned to stifle or to dissemble where she alone is concerned, blooms freely and unashamed on behalf of her offspring.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Introduction, "The Lady: Studies of Certain Significant Phases of Her History," 1910.
R: Introduction, "The Lady: Studies of Certain Significant Phases of Her History," 1910.
A: Introduction, "The Lady: Studies of Certain Significant Phases of Her History," 1910.
N: Introduction, "The Lady: Studies of Certain Significant Phases of Her History," 1910.
K: Introduction, "The Lady: Studies of Certain Significant Phases of Her History," 1910.
   


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