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    They keep such a dingdong about “supporting the Constitution.” One might imagine it was some miserable, decrepit old creature that was no longer able to totter on crutches but must be held on every side, and dragged along like a drunken loafer, on his road to the lock-up.
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    So, instead of spending my strength quarreling with the hand, I would strike for the heart of that great tyranny.
    —Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    You should try to understand every thing you see and hear; to act and judge for yourselves; to remember you each have a soul of your own to account for; M a mind of your own to improve. When you once get these ideas fixed, and learn to act upon them, no man or set of men, no laws, customs, or combinations of them can seriously oppress you.
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    To Jane Austen, every fool is a treasure trove.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    Let the erring sisters depart in peace; the idea of getting up a civil war to compel the weaker States to remain in the Union appears to us horrible to the last degree.
    —Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)

    You should try to understand every thing you see and hear; to act and judge for yourselves; to remember you each have a soul of your own to account for; M a mind of your own to improve. When you once get these ideas fixed, and learn to act upon them, no man or set of men, no laws, customs, or combinations of them can seriously oppress you.
    —Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)