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Quotation by Jane Grey Swisshelm
It was quite an insignificant looking sheet, but no sooner did the American eagle catch sight of it, than he swooned and fell off his perch.
Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884), U.S. journalist, author, crusader. Taking Their Place: A Documentary History of Women and Journalism. Half A Century, Jansen, McClurg and Company, Chicago (1880).
On male reaction to a woman as editor.
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