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Quotation by Tennessee Claflin
With all her masculine vigour and glory, Greece fell, gradually atrophied, because one half of her had been, of set purpose, intellectually and politically paralyzed.
Tennessee Claflin (1846–1923), U.S. journalist, lecturer, and social reform advocate; relocated to England. Talks and Essays, vol. 4, ch. 7 (1897).
Hypothesizing that the Greek Empire fell because of the subordination of its women.
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