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Quotation by Miss Clark
Reputation is not of enough value to sacrifice character for it.
"Miss Clark," U.S. charity worker. As quoted in Petticoat Surgeon, ch. 9, by Bertha Van Hoosen (1947).
Clark was chair of the Committee for Delinquent Girls [i.e., unmarried young mothers] in Detroit in the 1880s.
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