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Fanny Kemble Quotes

Fanny Kemble Quotes & Quotations
Fanny Kemble
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  • 1
    A great number of the women are victims to falling of the womb and weakness in the spine; but these are necessary results of their laborious existence, and do not belong either to climate or constitution. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble
  • 2
    I have been out again on the river, rowing. I find nothing new. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble
  • 3
    I have been taking my daily walk round the island, and visited the sugar mill and the threshing mill again. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble
  • 4
    I said I thought female labour of the sort exacted from these slaves, and corporal chastisement such as they endure, must be abhorrent to any manly or humane man. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble
  • 5
    I want to do everything in the world that can be done. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble
  • 6
    Simplicity is a great element of good breeding. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble
  • 7
    The master's irresponsible power has no such bound. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble
  • 8
    The most intense curiosity and excitement prevailed, and though the weather was uncertain, enormous masses of densely packed people lined the road, shouting and waving hats and handkerchiefs as we flew by them. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble
  • 9
    The white man's blood and bones have begotten this bronze race, and bequeathed to it in some degree qualities, tendencies, capabilities, such as are the inheritance of the highest order of human animals. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble
  • 10
    Until the late abolition movement, the spiritual interests of the slaves were about as little regarded as their physical necessities. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble
  • 11
    Yesterday morning I amused myself with an exercise of a talent I once possessed, but have so neglected that my performance might almost be called an experiment. I cut out a dress for one of the women. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble
  • 12
    Yet thousands of slaves throughout the southern states are thus handed over by the masters who own them to masters who do not; and it does not require much demonstration to prove that their estate is not always the more gracious. Fanny-KembleFanny Kemble