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Decision of the Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (October 18, 1929): “…their Lordships have come to the conclusion… the question must be answered in the affirmative and that women are eligible to be summoned to and become members of the Senate of Canada….”
Never retract, never explain, never apologize – get the thing done and let them howl!
Nellie McClung, 1915
Source: Nellie McClung. In Times Like These. p.vii introduction by Veronica Strong-Boag, ‘As a campaigner whose slogan was, 'Never retract, never explain, never apologize -get the thing done and let them howl', she became the foremost practitioner of sexual confrontation. Also http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/dates/persons/case ; Jowett, Benjamin an eighteenth century English scholar -1817-93, had used a similar expression.