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Helen Hunt Jackson
(1830-1885) born on
Oct 15
US novelist, poet, essayist. She was an activist for Native American rights; wrote "Ramona," 1884.
         
   
F
Find me the men on earth who care
Enough for faith or creed today
To seek a barren wilderness
For simple liberty to pray.

R
That indescribable expression peculiar to people who hope they have not been asleep, but know they have.
A
The mighty are brought low by many a thing
Too small to name. Beneath the daisy's disk
Lies hid the pebble for the fatal sling.
N
Oh, write of me, not "Died in bitter pains,"
But "Emigrated to another star!"
K
There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Pilgrim Forefathers," St. 5, n.d.
R: "Ramona ," Ch. 14, 1884.
A: "Danger," n.d.
N: "Emigravit," 1875); in "An American Anthology," by Edmund Clarence Stedman, 1906.
K: "Ramona ," Ch. 13, 1884.
   


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