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Quotation by Susan B. Anthony
Gentlemen, no one objects to the husband being the head of the wife as Christ was the head of the church—to crucify himself; what we object to is his crucifying his wife.
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, ch. 33, by Ida Husted Harper (1898).
Responding, c. 1884, to the antisuffrage argument that the Bible exhorts wives to "submit yourselves unto your own husbands."
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