The Business of Being a Woman

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Author: Ida M. Tarbell
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 36,920 / 112 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.7
LoC Category: HM
Downloads: 4,312
Added to site: 2005.08.22
mnybks.net#: 11480
Origin: gutenberg.org
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tience with its burden and its limitations. The change you desire you work for conservatively, if at all. The women who opposed the first movement for women's rights in this country might deplore the laws that gave a man the power to beat his wife--but as a matter of fact few men did beat their wives, and popular opinion was a powerful weapon. They might deplore the laws of property--but few of them were deeply touched by them. The husband, the child, the home, the social circle, the church, these things were infinitely more interesting and important to them than diplomas, rights to work, rights to property, rights to vote. All the sentiments in the revolting women's program seemed trivial, cold, profitless beside the realities of life as they dreamed them and struggled to realize them.

It is this same intuitive loyalty to her Business of Being a Woman, her unwillingness to have it tampered with, that is to-day the great obstacle to our Uneasy Woman putting her program of relief into force. And it is the e

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