F. Scott Fitzgerald quote about woman from Tender Is the Night - I am a woman and my business is to hold things together.
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I am a woman and my business is to hold things together.
 F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender Is the Night (1934). copy citation

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Author F. Scott Fitzgerald
Source Tender Is the Night
Topic woman society
Date 1934
Language English
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Weblink http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks03/0301261h.html

Context

“"Then why don't you make a world of your own?"
"Tired of friends. The thing is to have sycophants."
Nicole tried to force the minute hand around on the station clock, but, "You agree?" he demanded.
"I am a woman and my business is to hold things together."
"My business is to tear them apart."
"When you get drunk you don't tear anything apart except yourself," she said, cold now, and frightened and unconfident. The station was filling but no one she knew came.” source

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