Every woman, high or low, ought to know how to make bread. If she do not, she is unworthy of trust and confidence; and, indeed, a mere burden upon the community. [P.C. note] Today this should probably read “Every homemaker” as Cobbett, originally composing his treatise in 1821, assumed that the home and cooking were […]

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Cobbett Wisdom

“There never yet was, and never will be, a nation permanently great, consisting, for the greater part, of wretched and miserable families.” William Cobbett, Cottage Economy 1833 (3).

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