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Who will mind the baby

“Who will mind the baby” cried one of our public men, in great agony of spirit, “when the mother goes to vote?”. One woman replied that she thought she could get the person that minded it when she went to pay her taxes – which seemed to be a fairly reasonable proposition.

Nellie McClung, 1915

Source: Nellie McClung. In Times Like These. p.51. 1972 ed.

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