WOMEN: Twist

An astute observer once remarked: "No man is a hero to his valet." Disillusioned feminists have substituted the word "wife" for "valet." Not so Nathalie Sedgwick Colby, who last week uttered an enthusiasm: "He is my husband; he is far too colossal a person to be encompassed in any single book."

The colossal husband in this case is Bainbridge Colby, Manhattan lawyer. In fact, history might have neglected Mr. Colby, had he not been needed by certain bigwigs. Mark Twain used him as a lawyer; Theodore Roosevelt needed him as Presidential booster in...

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