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Sarah Josepha Hale
(1788-1879) born on
Oct 24
US journalist, author, poet. She was the author of "Mary had a Little Lamb," and the first woman magazine editor in the U.S.
         
   
F
There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother, but next in rank in efficacy is that of schoolmaster.

R
There is something in the decay of nature that awakens thought, even in the most trifling mind.
A
In this age of innovation perhaps no experiment will have an influence more important on the character and happiness of our society than the granting to females the advantages of a systematic and thorough education.
N
. . . rights are liable to be perverted to wrongs when we are incapable of rightly exercising them.
K
She was a weak woman - too highly elated in prosperity, too easily depressed by adversity - not considering that both are situations of trial . . . .
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Editorial in "The Ladies' Magazine," 1828.
R: "A Winter in the Country," in "Sketches of American Character," 1829.
A: Editorial in "The Ladies' Magazine," 1828.
N: Editorial in "Godey's Lady's Book," Jan 1850.
K: "Walter Wilson," in "Sketches of American Character," 1829.
   


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