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This anonymous Autobiography of an Elderly Woman begins with the quotation, "As soon as you feel too old to do a thing, do it" by Margaret Deland. The author has broken up her story into thirteen chapters, titled: "The Shadow of Age," "My Mother's House," "The Conventions of Age," "Other People's Medicine," "The Compensations of Age," "The Spending of Time," "The Land of Old Age," "Grandmothers and Grandchildren," "Young People and Old," "Unspoken Words," "The Isolated Generation," "Lengthening Shadows," and "Growing Old Gracefully."
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Unknown, "Autobiography of an Elderly Woman" (1911). Mother Home & Heaven. 60.