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A Daughter of Han; the Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman Quotes

Lao Toai-Toai Ning
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"A plain face is given by heaven but poorly bound feet are a sign of laziness." Growing Up, Page 22

"She said, 'In the path around the mill does one not look for the hairs of the mule?' She meant to call my sister a mule and also to say that there were no signs of a daughter-in-law where such signs should be - there was no work done." Growing Up, Page 31

"We women knew nothing but to comb our hair and bind our feet and wait at home for our men. When my mother had been hungry she had sat at home and waited for my father to bring her food, so when I was hungry I waited at home for my husband to bring me food." Starvation, Page 55

"Then he struck a match and I saw that there was no child, only a bundle, a bundle of...

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