Ann Putnam

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    ... it is an uneasy lot at best, to be what we call highly taught and yet not to enjoy: to be present at this great spectacle of life and never to be liberated from a small hungry shivering self—never to be fully possessed by the glory we behold, never to have our consciousness rapturously transformed into the vividness of a thought, the ardour of a passion, the energy of an action, but always to be scholarly and uninspired, ambitious and timid, scrupulous and dim-sighted.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    To-day women constitute the only class of sane people excluded from the franchise ...
    —Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842–1906)