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    Freedom to think our own thoughts, freedom to utter them, freedom to live out the promptings of our inner life ultimated in this convention, was termed a monstrosity of the 19th century. What was it?—the legitimate out-birth of the eternal law of progress. This reformation underlies every other; it is the only healthful centre around which hope of humanity can revolve.
    Harriot K. Hunt (1805–1875)

    The class at Harvard in 1851, have purchased for themselves a notoriety they will not covet in years to come.
    Harriot K. Hunt (1805–1875)

    ... these great improvements of modern times are blessings or curses on us, just in the same ratio as the mental, moral, and religious rule over the animal; or the animal propensities of our nature predominate over the intellectual and moral. The spider elaborates poison from the same flower, in which the bee finds materials out of which she manufactures honey.
    Harriot K. Hunt (1805–1875)

    They aroused me to a determination to understand more fully the position of women, and the character of those men who talk so much of the need of our being ‘protected’Mremoving from us, meanwhile, what are often the very weapons of our defence [sic], occupations, and proper and encouraging remuneration.
    Harriot K. Hunt (1805–1875)

    ... it is high time that the women of Republican America should know how much the laws that govern them are like the slave laws of the South ...
    Harriot K. Hunt (1805–1875)