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Frances Power Cobbe

Data de nascimento: 4. Dezembro 1822
Data de falecimento: 5. Abril 1904


Frances Power Cobbe was an Irish writer, social reformer, anti-vivisection activist, and leading women's suffrage campaigner. She founded a number of animal advocacy groups, including the National Anti-Vivisection Society in 1875, and the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection in 1898, and was a member of the executive council of the London National Society for Women's Suffrage.

She was the author of a number of books and essays, including The Intuitive Theory of Morals , On the Pursuits of Women , Cities of the Past , Criminals, Idiots, Women and Minors , Darwinism in Morals , and Scientific Spirit of the Age .

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„I could not bear it did I not believe in another life for the poor harmless victims where their wrongs will be recompensed, & I may add also in another life for their inhuman persecutors where they will all repent in moral agony worse than the physical pain of their poor victims.“

—  Frances Power Cobbe
On vivisection. Quoted in Sally Mitchell, Frances Power Cobbe: Victorian Feminist, Journalist, Reformer (Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2004), p. 348