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Quotation by Susan B. Anthony
Some of us who sit upon this platform have many a time been clamored down, and told that we had no right to speak, and that we were out of our place in public meetings; far be it from us, when women assemble, and a man has a thought in his soul, burning for utterance, to retaliate upon him.
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 2, ch. 16, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Matilda Joslyn Gage, and herself (1882).
Speaking on May 14, 1863, at a national convention of the Woman's National Loyal League; a man who was attempting to speak had been shouted down by women claiming he had no right to speak or vote.
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