American Thumb-Prints: Mettle of Our Men and Women

American Thumb-Prints: Mettle of Our Men and Women

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American Thumb-Prints: Mettle of Our Men and Women

American Thumb-Prints: Mettle of Our Men and Women

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Throughout our fair country there has long been familiar, in actual life and in tradition, a corporate woman known as the New England woman.

When this woman landed upon American shores, some two hundred and fifty years ago, she was doubtless a hearty, even-minded, rosy-cheeked, full-fleshed English lass. Once here, however, in her physical and mental make-up, under pioneer conditions and influenced by our electric climate, a differentiation began, an unconscious individualizing of herself: this was far, far back in the time of the Pilgrim Mothers.

In this adaptation she developed certain characteristics which are weakly human, intensely feminine, and again passing the fables of saints in heroism . . .

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