1 The alternative thus offered the nation was not between full and restricted Negro suffrage; else every sensible man, black and white, would easily have chosen the latter.
2 It was rather a choice between suffrage and slavery, after endless blood and gold had flowed to sweep human bondage away.
3 Thus Negro suffrage ended a civil war by beginning a race feud.
4 It came to regard its work as merely temporary, and Negro suffrage as a final answer to all present perplexities.
5 Nearly all the former ones had become leaders by the silent suffrage of their fellows, had sought to lead their own people alone, and were usually, save Douglass, little known outside their race.
6 If such a peon should run away, the sheriff, elected by white suffrage, can usually be depended on to catch the fugitive, return him, and ask no questions.
7 In the attitude of the American mind toward Negro suffrage can be traced with unusual accuracy the prevalent conceptions of government.
8 In the fifties we were near enough the echoes of the French Revolution to believe pretty thoroughly in universal suffrage.
9 It was at this time that the question of Negro suffrage in the South was raised.
10 After his remarks upon suffrage he abruptly questioned her about herself.
11 And oh, by the way, we must oppose this movement of Mrs. Potbury's to have the state clubs come out definitely in favor of woman suffrage.
12 Through her Carol met commanders and majors, newspapermen, chemists and geographers and fiscal experts from the bureaus, and a teacher who was a familiar of the militant suffrage headquarters.
13 At the flat they found her two housemates and a girl who had been to jail for suffrage.
14 She was talking at dinner to a generalissima of suffrage.
15 That which universal suffrage has effected in its liberty and in its sovereignty cannot be undone by the street.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER