Quotation by Fanny Kemble

...Christmas is a season of such infinite labour, as well as expense in the shopping and present-making line, that almost every woman I know is good for nothing in purse and person for a month afterwards, done up physically, and broken down financially.
Fanny Kemble (1809–1893), British actor. Further Records, 1848-1883, Vol. 1; Entry dated December 31, 1874 (1891).
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