Frances Power Cobbe


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  • ''[Women's] duty is nothing else than the fulfilment [sic] of the whole moral law, the attainment of every human virtue.''
    Frances Power Cobbe (1822-1904), U.S. author and feminist. The Duties of Women, lecture 1 (1882).
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  • ''Ours is the old, old story of every uprising race or class or order. The work of elevation must be wrought by ourselves or not at all.''
    Frances Power Cobbe (1822-1904), U.S. author and feminist. The Duties of Women, Preface (1882).
  • ''My great panacea for making society at once better and more enjoyable would be to cultivate greater sincerity.''
    Frances Power Cobbe (1822-1904), U.S. author and feminist. The Duties of Women, lecture 5 (1882).

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