Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 3, May 1906

Monthly Magazine Devoted to Social Science and Literature

Author: Emma Goldman
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 24,805 / 79 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.6
LoC Category: HX
Downloads: 657
Added to site: 2008.11.15
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Genre: Periodical
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hem and to tell them what to do," said Mrs. Blanderocks with cutting irony.

We all laughed heartily. We meet at Mrs. Blanderocks' house, and she always provides a beautiful luncheon.

"But Mrs. Flint said some things that I would like to read to you," said Sarah. "It won't take long. I cut this out of the 'Times' this morning."

"What is it about?" some one asked.

"Gorky," Sarah answered, closing her eyes in a way to express volumes.

You could hear all the members catch their breath. This was what they had come for. I broke the oppressive silence.

"I foresee," I said, "that in the discussion of this subject there will be said things likely to bring a blush to the cheek of innocence, and I move that all unmarried women under the age of twenty-five be excluded from the meeting for as long as this man is under discussion."

A fierce cry of rage rose from all parts of the crowded room. I did not understand. I could see no one who would be affected by the rule. Mrs. Bl

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