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Anna Letitia Barbauld
(1743-1825) born on
Jun 20
English poet, writer. She was one of the foremost radical intellectual women of her time; edited the fifty volumes of "The British Novelists," 1810.
         
   
F
Forgotten rimes, and college themes,
Worm-eaten plans, and embryo schemes;
A mass of heterogeneous matter.
A chaos dark, nor land nor water.

R
The awakenings of remorse, virtuous shame and indignation, the glow of moral approbation if they do not lead to action, grow less and less vivid every time they occur, till at length the mind grows absolutely callous.
A
While Genius was thus wasting his strength in eccentric flights, I saw a person of a very different appearance, named Application.
N
But every act in consequence of our faith, strengthens faith.
K
We neither laugh alone, nor weep alone, why then should we pray alone?
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "An Inventory of the Furniture in Dr. [Joseph] Priestley,s* Study," "Poems," 1773.
R: "An Inquiry Into Those Kinds of Distress Which Excite Agreeable Sensations," "Miscellaneous Pieces in Prose," 1773.
A: "The Hill of Science," "Miscellaneous Pieces in Prose," 1773.
N: "Remarks on Mr. Gilbert Wakefield's Enquiry Into the Expediency and Propriety of Public or Social Worship," 1792.
K: "Remarks on Mr. Gilbert Wakefield's Enquiry Into the Expediency and Propriety of Public or Social Worship," 1792.
   


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