Quotation by Mary Worthington

Necessity makes women very weak or very strong, and pent-up rivers are sometimes dangerous. Look to it!
Mary Worthington, U.S. women's magazine contributor. The Lily, p. 183 ( November 1856).

The first feminist journal in the United States, the magazine was edited by Amelia Jenks Bloomer (1818-1894) in Seneca Falls, N.Y., for the majority of its 1849-1858 run.
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