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" Women scholars have another and still more cruel handicap. They may have spent half a lifetime in fitting .''102: * .". : SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY themselves for their chosen work and then may be asked to choose between it and marriage. No one can estimate... "
The Unrest of Women - Page 28
by Edward Sandford Martin - 1913 - 146 pages
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Anti-suffrage Essays

Ernest Bernbaum - Women - 1916 - 132 pages
...women at Mount Holyoke College, is quoted in Mr. Martin's book, The Unrest of Women, as saying: "Women may have spent half a lifetime in fitting themselves...unmarried in revolt before such a horrible alternative." Dr. Stanton Coit is reported as saying from a suffrage platform :"Wifehood has all the characteristics...
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American Women: A Story of Social Change

Robert E. Riegel - Social Science - 1970 - 376 pages
...there was a conflict between a career and marriage. As President Thomas of Bryn Mawr put the matter: "They may have spent half a lifetime in fitting themselves...remain unmarried in revolt before such a horrible alternative."13 Many people took umbrage at what they considered the calling of marriage a "horrible...
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Founders: Innovators in Education, 1830-1980

Ernest Stabler - Biography & Autobiography - 1986 - 306 pages
...and still more cruel handicap. They have spent half a lifetime fitting themselves for their chosen work and then may be asked to choose between it and...remain unmarried in revolt before such a horrible alternative.48 The influence of Carey Thomas and the Bryn Mawr environment was impressive. Of all Bryn...
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Love and Freedom: Professional Women and the Reshaping of Personal Life

Alison Mackinnon - History - 1997 - 298 pages
...Thomas in 1913. They might spend half a lifetime in fitting themselves for their chosen work and then be asked to choose between it and marriage: 'No one can estimate the numbers of women who remain unmarried in revolt before such a horrible alternative'." How many men...
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