Quotation by Caroline Nichols Churchill

Women generally should be taught that the rough life men must needs lead, in order to be healthy, useful and manly men, would preclude the possibility of a great degree of physical perfection, especially in color. It is not a bad reflection to know that in all probability the human animal has endowments enough without aspiring to be the beauty of all creation as well as the ruler.
Caroline Nichols Churchill (1833–?), U.S. author. Active Footsteps, ch. 10 (1909).

Recalling a young man who was "cadaverous looking," with "grey color."
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