John Boyle O’Reilly Quote: “The success of the suffrage movement…”

The success of the suffrage movement would injure women spiritually and intellectually, for they would be assuming a burden though they knew themselves unable to bear it. It is the sediment, not the wave, of a sex. It is the antithesis of that highest and sweetest mystery – conviction by submission, and conquest by sacrifice.

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Name: John Boyle O’Reilly
Profession: Poet
Nationality: Irish
Birthday: June 28, 1844
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