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Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(1806-1861) born on
Mar 06
English poet. She was noted for writing her own love story in verse.
         
   
F
Like some small nimble mouse between the ribs
Of a mastodon, I nibbled here and there
At this or that box, pulling through the gap,
In heats of terror, haste, victorious joy,
The first book first.

R
At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
A
Whoso loves
Believes the impossible.
N
The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness.
K
Books succeed, and lives fail.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations," by Robert Andrews, 1989
R: Letter, Apr 1839; In "Elizabeth Barrett to Miss Mitford," 1954.
A: "Aurora Leigh," bk. 5, 1857.
N: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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