Emily Dickinson (December 10, 1830(1830-12-10) – May 15, 1886 (aged 55)) was an American poet.
She had this to say about being a wife in the poem The Wife:
She rose to his requirement, dropped
The playthings of her life
To take the honorable work
Of woman and of wife.
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