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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 2012
AUTHOR: C. E. Bowman
QUOTATION: They talk about a woman’s sphere as though it had a limit;
There’s not a place in Earth or Heaven,
There’s not a task to mankind given,
There’s not a blessing or a woe,
There’s not a whispered yes or no,
There’s not a life, or death, or birth,
That has a feather’s weight or worth—
Without a woman in it.
ATTRIBUTION: C. E. BOWMAN, “The Sphere of Woman.”—Joseph M. Chapple, Heart Throbs in Prose and Verse, p. 343 (1905).

A similar version:
They talk about ‘a woman’s sphere’
As though it has a limit;
There’s not a spot on sea or shore,
In sanctum, office, shop or store,
Without a woman in it.

Author unknown.—Jennie Day Haines, Sovereign Woman Versus Mere Man, p. 50 (1905).