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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • …and years; yet the spiritual triumph which he felt in achieving with ease so many fabulous ages of canonical penances did not wholly reward his zeal of prayer, since he could never know how much temporal punishment he had remitted by way of suffrage for the agonizing souls; and fearful lest in the midst of the purgatorial fire, which differed from the infernal only in that it was not everlasting, his penance might avail no more than a drop of moisture, he drove his soul daily through…

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  • Although few of the women who pioneered women’s suffrage lived long enough vote, the right was finally granted to women in 1920.
  • Susan B. Anthony fought for women’s political rights, especially suffrage.

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