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Quotation by Cornelia Atwood Pratt
When a girl of today leaves school or college and looks about her for material upon which to exercise her trained intelligence, there are a hundred things that force themselves upon her attention as more vital and necessary than mastering the housewife.
Cornelia Atwood Pratt, U.S. author, women's magazine contributor. The Delineator: A Journal of Fashion, Culture and Fine Arts (January 1900).
One of the many "pattern sheets" which arose in the 1870s to become the fashion magazine genre; The Delineator was published by E. Butterick & Co. Of New York between 1873 and 1937.
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