Marriage Protest

Some articles on marriage protest, protest, marriage:

Lucy Stone - Marriage Protest
... letter to Stone saying "I want to make a protest, distinct and emphatic, against the laws of marriage ... and Angelina Grimké in 1838, the two wrote up a tract they called "Marriage Protest" and printed a number of copies to hand out at their wedding ... To begin the ceremony, they stood up together and read the Protest, after which the usual marriage service (less the word "obey") was officiated by Reverend Thomas Wentworth Higginson, who ...

Famous quotes containing the words protest and/or marriage:

    The habit some writers indulge in of perpetual quotation is one it behoves lovers of good literature to protest against, for it is an insidious habit which in the end must cloud the stream of thought, or at least check spontaneity. If it be true that le style c’est l’homme, what is likely to happen if l’homme is for ever eking out his own personality with that of some other individual?
    Dame Ethel Smyth (1858–1944)

    Women hope men will change after marriage but they don’t; men hope women won’t change but they do.
    Bettina Arndt (20th century)