"Generally, the human race avoids doing anything radical until forced into it."
Compare to the manufactured wife from A Wife Manufactured to Order (1895) by Alice W. Fuller, the robotess from R.U.R. (1920) by Karel Capek, the psychophonic nurse from The Psychophonic Nurse (1928) by David H. Keller, the teleoperated robot surrogate from The Robot and the Lady (1938) by Manly Wade Wellman, the mechanical bride from The Mechanical Bride (1954) by Fritz Leiber, the Nanny from Nanny (1955) by Philip K. Dick and the gynoid from Divine Endurance (1984) by Gwyneth Jones.
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