Mary Abigail Dodge

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Mary Abigail Dodge

Mary Abigail Dodge (March 31, 1833August 17, 1896) was an American writer and essayist, under pseudonym Gail Hamilton. Her writing is noted for its wit and promotion of equality of education and occupation for women.

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  • Whatever an author puts between the two covers of his book is public property; whatever of himself he does not put there is his private property, as much as if he had never written a word.
    • Country Living and Country Thinking, Preface, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • Every person is responsible for only the good within his abilities, and for no more, and no one can tell whose sphere is the largest.
    • Country Living and Country Thinking, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • The total depravity of inanimate things.
    • Epigram, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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