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    To-day women constitute the only class of sane people excluded from the franchise ...
    —Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842–1906)

    During the long ages of class rule, which are just beginning to cease, only one form of sovereignty has been assigned to all men—that, namely, over all women. Upon these feeble and inferior companions all men were permitted to avenge the indignities they suffered from so many men to whom they were forced to submit.
    —Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842–1906)

    I met with virgins seven,
    And one of them was Mary mild,
    Our Lord’s mother from heaven.
    Unknown. The Seven Virgins (l. 2–4)

    To-day women constitute the only class of sane people excluded from the franchise ...
    —Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842–1906)