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Rules for Delegates

When ladies in convention meet
They must be civil, suave and sweet,
Must all be lovely to each other
And never say a word like "bother,"
For if one woman should be heard
To use that short, improper word,
It would be proof, you must admit,
That every woman was unfit.

When ladies in convention meet
Their harmony must be complete;
United they must think the same
Of every method, date and aim,
For if they do not all agree
They are not ready to be free.
You never knew a man's convention
Distracted by the least dissension.
When ladies in convention meet
They must be handsome, young and neat;
That is, if they would not forget
The precedents that men have set;
For men's conventions do their duty

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