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Poetry — From the August 1965 issue

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After hours — From the November 1957 issue

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Poetry — From the December 1952 issue

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“My mother lives with us”

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The humble female

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Poetry — From the November 1947 issue

Quiet, please!

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Poetry — From the February 1947 issue

Lines to a daughter–any daughter

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What twenty New York families do with their incomes

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Women walking on their hind legs

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