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Quotations From PHOEBE W COUZINS

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    ... today we round out the first century of a professed republic,—with woman figuratively representing freedom—and yet all free, save woman.
    Phoebe W. Couzins (1845-1913), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in The History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 3, ch. 27, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage (1886). At a convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association held on the centennial of American independence in the First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia.

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