Quotation by Caroline Fairfield Corbin

Women are to be lifted up to a physical equality with man by placing upon their shoulders equal burdens of labor, equal responsibilities of state-craft; they are to be brought down from their altruistic heights by being released from all obligations of purity, loyalty, self-sacrifice, and made free of the world of passion and self-indulgence, after the model set them by men of low and materialistic ideals.
Caroline Fairfield Corbin (b. c. 1835–?), U.S. author and anti-suffragist. As quoted in Everyone Was Brave, ch. 7, by William L. O'Neill (1971).

From her 1905 tract entitled "Socialism and Christianity with Reference to the Woman Question."
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