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Perpetual Light

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Language: English
Wordcount: 17,186 / 59 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 240
mnybks.net#: 1012
Genre: Poetry
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ot in the Fall of 1918, it will be in 'one of those houses Our Lord is building' as J-- remarks casually. Did I tell you of the little village in the North Carolina hills where H-- and S. L-- spent the summer, where the women raised enough sheep to cut the wool, card, and spin and weave the clothes the family wore?"

In the winter of 1914 she first visited Augusta, Georgia, where my father was stationed, and there the campaign against Child Labor, in which she was always vitally interested, became doubly real in necessity to her as she went through the cotton mills and saw conditions at close range. She always gave what sums she could to this cause. In 1915, perhaps the most famous year of the woman suffrage battle, she was campaigning, speaking, watching all day at the polls in her village of Port Washington, Long Island. I remember her speaking from the stage of the Republican Club against a clever antisuffragist from New York. Her voice reached out for something in the
hearts of her audience hid

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