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Lady Marguerite Blessington
(1789-1849) born on
Sep 01
English socialite, writer. She is chiefly remembered for her "Conversations of Lord Byron" and for the intellectual circle which she headed in London.
. . . if those only wrote, who were sure of being read, we should have fewer authors; and the shelves of libraries would not groan beneath the weight of dusty tomes more voluminous than luminous.

Imagination, which is the eldorado of the poet and of the novel-writer, often proves the most pernicious gift to the individuals who compose the talkers instead of the writers in society.
Virtue, like a dowerless beauty, has more admirers than followers.
Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little.
People seem to lose all respect for the past; events succeed each other with such velocity that the most remarkable one of a few years gone by, is no more remembered than if centuries had closed over it.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Confessions of an Elderly Lady," 1838.
R: "The Repealers," Ch. 1, 1833.
A: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
N: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
K: "The Confessions of an Elderly Lady," 1838.

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