By Genie Chipps
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Surely this was agreeable reading for a gifted woman whose genius had delighted thousands! It has sometimes seemed to me that theatrical road life with a one-night-stand company would be less brutalizing to the finer sensibilities, and less lowering to the ideals of a young girl, than the method of work required of many newspaper reporters in America to-day. The editor who scores the actress for lax morals seems often to ignore the fact that there is a mental as well as a physical prostitution.
If he were to fall ill tell him it would be your first impulse to devote your money to his care; but while he is able-bodied and well, you do not like to have him lean on you for aid. You can judge something of the man's character by the way he receives this statement from you. A Woman of the World, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox 34 And whatever may result, even if it is the end of your engagement, do not grieve your heart away over it. Better far to have the end come now than to marry a dependent and shiftless man, who will humiliate your pride by a thousand and one mean traits.
It is useless to contend that such conditions lead to respect. A Woman of the World, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox 44 There is too much of the big male I, and the little female you, in the arrangement. There is too much of the old idea that God made man, and accident made woman, for man's use. There is too much of self-indulgence for the man, and repression for the woman,--a condition which has blocked the highest development of the race for centuries. Meanwhile, I think it a great pity that society does not hold the expectant mother in the same reverence as in your community.