Woman and Labour, by Olive Schreiner

Dedicated to Constance Lytton

“Glory of warrior, glory of orator, glory of song,

Paid with a voice flying by to be lost on an endless sea —

Glory of virtue, to fight, to struggle, to right the wrong —

Nay, but she aim’d not at glory, no lover of glory she:

Give her the glory of going on and still to be.”


Olive Schreiner.
De Aar, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. 1911.


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