Anna Letitia Barbauld - Quotes

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The dead of midnight is the noon of thought. ---->>>

The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life. ---->>>

We neither laugh alone, nor weep alone, why then should we pray alone? ---->>>

But every act in consequence of our faith, strengthens faith. ---->>>

When one by one our ties are torn, and friend from friend is snatched forlorn; when man is left alone to mourn, oh! then how sweet it is to die! ---->>>

The best way for women to acquire knowledge is from conversation with a father, a brother, or a friend, in the way of family intercourse and easy conversation, and by such a course of reading as they may recommend. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: June 20, 1743
Birthplace:
Die: March 9, 1825
Occupation: Poet
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Anna Laetitia Barbauld (, by herself possibly , as in French, née Aikin; 20 June 1743 – 9 March 1825) was a prominent English poet, essayist, literary critic, editor, and author of children's literature. A "woman of letters" who published in multiple genres, Barbauld had a successful writing career at a time when women rarely were professional writers (wikipedia)