Florence Melian Stawell


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Florence Melian Stawell born Kew, Melbourne, Australia May 2, 1869 (d. 1936). Classical scholar. Barred from attending International Women's Peace Conference, The Hague, 1915. Opposed World War I; promoted League of Nations. Authored books on world order: The Price of Freedom, 1918; The Growth of International Thought, 1929.


Let us remember that true Patriotism means love, and that true love is never narrow-minded.” (Patriotism and the Fellowship of Nations, p. 91, 1916; photo Wikipedia)