Quotation by Lydia Arnold

We work harder than ever, and I cannot see the advantages in cooperative living.
Lydia Arnold, U.S. commune supervisor (of the North American Phalanx, Red Bank, New Jersey, 1843- 1855). As quoted in Past and Promise, part 2: article on Rebecca Buffum Spring, by Marie Marmo Mullaney (1990).

Written in a mid-1800s letter to her sister-in-law, Rebecca Buffum Spring (1811- 1911). Arnold supervised the North American Phalanx's domestic work.
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