• . . . for when women are the advisers, the lords of creation don't take the advice till they have persuaded themselves that it is just what they intended to do. Then they act upon it, and, if it succeeds, they give the weaker vessel half the credit of it. If it fails, they generously give her the whole.

    Louisa May Alcott (2015). “Annotated Little Women with English Grammar Exercises: by Louisa May Alcott (Author), Robert Powell (Editor)”, p.556, Powell Publications, LLC