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Millicent Fawcett

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What he has done for women is final: he gave to their service the best powers of his mind and the best years of his life. His death consecrates the gift: it can never lessen its value.

— Millicent Fawcett

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A large part of the present anxiety to improve the education of girls and women is also due to the conviction that the political disabilities of women will not be maintained.

— Millicent Fawcett

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There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mill's supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were, and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker.

— Millicent Fawcett

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What is true of Mr. Mill's influence on the women's-suffrage question is true also of the other political movements in which he took an active interest.

— Millicent Fawcett

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About Millicent Fawcett

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In March 1870 Millicent Fawcett spoke in Brighton her husband's constituency and as a speaker was known for her clear speaking voice. Newson's business quickly became a success and all of his children were educated at a private boarding school in Blackheath London run by Louisa Browning the aunt of Robert Browning. Full text online.

As a suffragist as opposed to a suffragette Millicent Fawcett took a moderate line but was a tireless campaigner. However Millicent Fawcett is primarily known for her work as a suffragist. She was a British suffragist an intellectual political leader Union leader mother wife and writer.

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