G K Chesterton: Fierceness of domesticity

“Modern women defend their office with all the fierceness of domesticity. They fight for desk and typewriter as for hearth and home, and develop a sort of wolfish wifehood on behalf of the invisible head of the firm. That is why they do office work so well; and that is why they ought not to do it.”

—G K Chesterton, What’s Wrong with the World. 

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