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E. W. Howe

Edgar Watson Howe (May 3, 1853October 3, 1937), sometimes referred to as E. W. Howe, was an American novelist and newspaper and magazine editor in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was perhaps best known for his magazine, E.W. Howe's Monthly. Howe was well traveled and known for his sharp wit in his editorials.


  • Men are virtuous because the women are; women are virtuous from necessity.
  • When you can't do anything else to a boy, you can make him wash his face.
    • Travel Letters from New Zealand, Australia and Africa (1913), p. 120.

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