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Angelina Grimke
(1805-1879) born on
Feb 20
US abolitionist, women's rights advocate. She, with her sister Sarah, wrote numerous published papers which championed abolition and women's rights.
         
   
F
I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for.

R
We are commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the mind in others which would enable them to perform this duty.
A
I am a mystery to myself.
N
If a law commands me to sin I will break it; if it calls me to suffer, I will let it take its course unresistingly.
K
I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of an instructor [sic] to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Appeal to the Christian Women of the South," in "Anti-Slavery Examiner," Sep 1836; repr. in "The Oven Birds: American Women on Womanhood 1820-1920," ed. Gail Parker, 1972.
R: "Appeal to the Christian Women of the South," in "Anti-Slavery Examiner," Sep 1836; repr. in "The Oven Birds: American Women on Womanhood 1820-1920," ed. Gail Parker, 1972.
A: Letter, Feb 1838; In "Letters of Theodore Dwight Weld," by A. G. Weld and S. Grimie, 1822-1844.
N: "Appeal to the Christian Women of the South," in "Anti-Slavery Examiner," Sep 1836; repr. in "The Oven Birds: American Women on Womanhood 1820-1920," ed. Gail Parker, 1972.
K: In "Letters to Catherine Beecher," 1837.
   


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