Arthur W. Calhoun Quote

Gentlemen of the old régime in the South would say, "A woman's name should appear in print but twice—when she marries and when she dies."


Social History of the American Family (1918), citing Myrta Lockett Avary, Dixie After the War (1906)

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Gentlemen of the old régime in the South would say, A woman's name should appear in print but twice—when she marries and when she dies.

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Gentlemen of the old régime in the South would say, A woman's name should appear in print but twice—when she marries and when she dies.

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Gentlemen of the old régime in the South would say, A woman's name should appear in print but twice—when she marries and when she dies.

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Gentlemen of the old régime in the South would say, A woman's name should appear in print but twice—when she marries and when she dies.