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Sylvia Pankhurst
(1882-1960) born on
Jan 18
English suffragist. She launched, with her daughters, the British feminist movement; forerunner of the US version; won women's voting rights, 1918.
Love and freedom are vital to the creation and upbringing of a child.

The emancipation of today displays itself mainly in cigarettes and shorts. . . painted lips and nails, and the return of trailing skirts and other absurdities of dress which betoken the slave-woman's intelligent companionship.
. . . the fact that [English] has shed most of the old grammatical forms which time has rendered useless and scarcely intelligible, has made English a model, pointing the way which must be followed in building the Interlanguage. . .
A wondrous city of fairest carving, reflected in gleaming waters swirled to new patterning by every passing gondola.
I have gone to war too . . . I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me. It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable and well fed while all around you people are starving.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Article in "News of the World," Apr 1928.
R: In "The Fighting Pankhursts," pt. 5, ch. 3, by David Mitchell, 1967.
A: "Delphos," Ch. 5, 1926.
N: On Venice; in "Sylvia Pankburst: Artist and Crusader," by Richard Pankhurst, 1979.
K: Courtroom Speech, Jan 1921; In "The Fighting Pankhursts," by David Mitchell, 1967.

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