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Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

  • This very young man who twirls his moustache in embryo, announces magnificently then, 'Save me from ever marrying a strong-minded woman,' and, looking at the style of young men who are educated to say so, one might devoutly answer, 'Save the strong-minded woman from ever marrying you.'

    • Anna Elizabeth Dickinson,
    • speech, "Whited Sepulchres" ()
  • See to it, women who listen to me, as God himself hath commanded, that no man take your crown.

    • Anna Elizabeth Dickinson,
    • speech, "Whited Sepulchres" ()

Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, U.S. orator, abolitionist, suffragist

(1842 - 1932)