Quotation by George Eliot

I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.
George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819–1880), British novelist, editor. Stephen Guest, in The Mill on the Floss, bk. 6, ch. 6 (1860).
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