"Her very walk has a swing of mischief and defiance in it,” George Foster wrote of the Gal; Abram Dayton, another contemporary, remembered that “her gait and swing were studied imitations of her lord and master, and she tripped by the side of her beau ideal with an air which plainly said, ‘I know no fear and ask no favor."

- Bowery Gals. An awesome quote from a book I’m reading for BoJ. (via notalexus)
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