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Quotations From LOUIE MAYER

 

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    I had a long day's work, starting at eight in the morning and ending after nine at night, but in those days [we] ... did not think of our day in terms of hours. We liked our work, we were proud to do it well, and I am afraid that we were very, very happy.
    Louie Mayer (b. c. 1914), British housekeeper. As quoted in Ms. magazine, p. 71 (November 1972). Recalling her work in the 1930s as housekeeper for the important novelist Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) and her husband Leonard Woolf.

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