„I was gravely warned by some of my female acquaintances that no woman could expect to be regarded as a lady after she had written a book.“

—  Чайлд, Лидия Мария, "Concerning Women", Independent, 21 Oct 1869, as quoted in "Extracts from 'Concerning Women'" in A Lydia Maria Child Reader (1997), edited by Carolyn L. Karcher, p 403 https://books.google.com/books?id=l1lv2eDR-ocC&pg=PA403&lpg=PA403&dq=%22no+woman+could+expect+to+be+regarded+as+a+lady+after+she+had+written+a+book%22&source=bl&ots=m4wJPHeLvD&sig=tyepgWWYYRTodRbMJwCW5wZOwvs&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi4jdDQ4ojSAhWKSiYKHZl_AnUQ6AEIKzAD#v=onepage&q=%22no%20woman%20could%20expect%20to%20be%20regarded%20as%20a%20lady%20after%20she%20had%20written%20a%20book%22&f=false.
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