There isn’t a woman in New Salem who doesn’t recall a grandmother or an aunt using words and ways to make a house tidy or a hem neat. Witchcraft has been a punishable crime for generations, but this is the nineteenth century! Women are holding jobs and living alone! So why not band together and write the spells necessary to hang the laundry and win the right to vote?
The Once and Future Witches, by Alix E.Harrow