“Lilly… Ledbetter…” we whisper to ourselves as we frown at men.
Equal Rights: Ledbetter v. Goodyear, which made it harder for (female) employees to sue employers on equal-pay grounds.
We were accompanied by General Ledbetter the engineer, and we were six hours visiting the forts.
General Ledbetter was stationed at Chattanooga with about three thousand men.
When he thought of the chances against him, Mr. Ledbetter despaired.
Was he—Mr. Ledbetter—really, after all, so brave as he assumed?
Presently the smell of burning cream-laid paper mingled with the odour of cigars in Mr. Ledbetter's nostrils.
"My duty to my fellow-men forbids," said Mr. Ledbetter's self-respect.
He appeared to be now in a less aggressive mood, and having watched Mr. Ledbetter for some time, he offered a few remarks.
And Mr. Ledbetter muttered to himself, but he did not laugh.