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Quotation by Catherine E. Beecher
Work of all kinds is got from poor women, at prices that will not keep soul and body together, and then the articles thus made are sold for prices that give monstrous prices to the capitalist, who thus grows rich on the hard labor of our sex.
Catherine E. Beecher (1800–1878), U.S. educator and author. As quoted in Catherine Beecher, ch. 12, by Kathryn Kish Sklar (1973).
Written in 1844.
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