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The restlessness that comes upon girls upon summer evenings results in lasting trouble unless it is speedily controlled. The right kind of man does not look for a wife on the streets, and the right kind of girl waits till the man comes to her home for her.
Sedalia Times (1900), ch. 1, quoted in Rudi Blesh and Harriet Janis, They All Played Ragtime (1958).
This quote appeared in an article arguing that "a curfew law that will include children over sixteen" be imposed.
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