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Maria Edgeworth
(1767-1849) born on
Jan 01
English children's author. Her novels depict Irish life and moral tales for children.
         
   
F
An orator is the worse person to tell a plain fact . . .

R
The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.
A
When one illusion vanishes, another shall appear, and, still leading me forward towards an horizon that retreats as I advance, the happy prospect of futurity shall vanish only with my existence.
N
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy,
All play and no work makes Jack a mere toy.
K
How success changes the opinion of men!
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Harrington," ch. 10, 1817.
R: "Letters to Literary Ladies," 1814.
A: "Letters to Julia and Caroline," 1787.
N: "Harry and Lucy," 1801.
K: "The Will," 1800.
   


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