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  • After his remarks upon suffrage he abruptly questioned her about herself.
  • Perhaps the best known of his plays was "The Merchant of Venice," having a beautiful love story and a fine appreciation of a woman’s brains, which a woman’s club, even those who did not care to commit themselves on the question of suffrage, ought to appreciate.
  • At the flat they found her two housemates and a girl who had been to jail for suffrage.
  • She was talking at dinner to a generalissima of suffrage.
  • Through her Carol met commanders and majors, newspapermen, chemists and geographers and fiscal experts from the bureaus, and a teacher who was a familiar of the militant suffrage headquarters.
  • With the great war, workmen in every nation showing a desire to control industries, Russia hinting a leftward revolution against Kerensky, woman suffrage coming, there seemed to be plenty of problems for the Reverend Mr. Zitterel to call on America to face.
  • From her work and from her association with women who had organized suffrage associations in hostile cities, or had defended political prisoners, she caught something of an impersonal attitude; saw that she had been as touchily personal as Maud Dyer.
  • They welcomed Carol, asked about her husband, gave her advice regarding colic in babies, passed her the gingerbread and scalloped potatoes at church suppers, and in general made her very unhappy and lonely, so that she wondered if she might not enlist in the militant suffrage organization and be allowed to go to jail.
  • "And oh, by the way, we must oppose this movement of Mrs. Potbury’s to have the state clubs come out definitely in favor of woman suffrage.

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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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