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Elizabeth Oakes Smith
“... faith is the subtle chain / Which binds us to the infinite; the voice / Of a deep life within, that will remain / Until we crowd it thence.”
“My friends, do we realize for what purpose we are convened? Do we fully understand that we aim at nothing less than an entire subversion of the present order of society, a dissolution of the whole existing social compact?”
Elizabeth Oakes Smith, U.S. poet, writer, editor, women’s rights activist
(1806 - 1893)
Full name: Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith.