Quotations From ANN ODDY


  • Men have made out, that only they can run the world. It's in about as bad a state as it well can be, but they are proud of their work.
    Ann Oddy, U.S. housekeeper. As quoted in All the Days of My Life, ch. 2 (1913). Said to novelist Amelia E. Barr in the mid-1830s, when Barr was a child. Oddy cared for the household and the children.

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