“The history of science is, like so much else, a human history,” writes Genevieve Valentine. “
It’s not surprising that some scientists who contributed invaluably to the field have been kept out of the dominant narrative because they were women, and they were considered anomalies of their time.”
Woman’s Most Formidable
Weapon, Los Angeles Herald, December 23, 1906
Glasses are prosaic things at the best, and therefore a handicap in the way of a love affair.
In the first place, don’t read on the car on your way down town. But, you say, the only chance you get to read is on the car. Then give up your reading, for it is much more important for a woman to be pretty than learned.