Mrs Emeline Pethick Lawrence to Havelock Ellis

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She writes of the significance of the Movement (emancipation of women in the broadest sense) in moving terms as 'the concentration of ages of suppressed energy into one small focus, to sweep away an age old incubus'. 26 Nov - no year probability soon after First World War. References to Olive Schreiner d. 1920 and to Edith Lees who married Ellis in 1891.