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ART. 1.-A REPLY TO SOME OF THE OBJECTIONS MADE AGAINST WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE.

Continued from p. 343. ANOTHER objection to giving women the Franchise, is that the vote will unsex them, and by making them take an interest in politics will cause them to neglect their own affairs and try to do men's work badly; that a woman's duty is to look after the home and children, and make that home a happy refuge for the men when they come back from battling for them in the world; that women ought to sympitthize with men in their joys and console them in their troubles, but that they should be carefully shielded from actual contact with those joys and troubles. Now this is generally a kindly, but often a selfishly mistaken man's view of a woman's duty. Granted that it is the natural and happiest division of labour for the women-where it is possible-to look

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