Katharine Lee Bates - Quotes

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Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.

Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.

A typical Seville shop reaches far along the street front, with many open doors, and a counter running the full length. Here ladies sit in pairs and groups, never singly, to cheapen fans and mantillas, while the smiling salesmen, cigarette in hand, shrug and gesticulate and give back banter for banter as gayly as if it were all a holiday frolic. ---->>>

It is the hour to rend thy chains, the blossom time of souls.

It is the hour to rend thy chains, the blossom time of souls.

The habit of begging, that plague of tourist resorts, is an incessant nuisance on the Alhambra hill. ---->>>

Surely martyrs, irrespective of the special phase of the divine idea for which they gladly give up their bodies to torture and to death, are the truest heroes of history. ---->>>

Warwick Castle, built of the very centuries, cannot be expected to alter with time's 'brief hours and weeks' - at least, with so few of them as fall to one poor mortal's lot. From visit to visit, I find it as unchanged as the multiplication table. ---->>>

Spanish children are too often ill-cared for, but despite the abuses of ignorant motherhood and fatherhood, such vivid, vivacious, bewitching little people as they are! ---->>>

A taste for the best reading is not cultivated in Spanish girls, even where the treasures of that great Castilian literature are accessible to them. ---->>>

The life of Liverpool is commerce; it is a city of warehouses and shops. ---->>>

Shakespeare's frequent horseback journeys from London to Stratford, and from Stratford to London, must have made him familiar with the county of Oxfordshire. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: August 12, 1859
Die: 03-26, 1929
Occupation: Author

Katharine Lee Bates (August 12, 1859 – March 28, 1929) was an American songwriter. She is remembered as the author of the words to the anthem "America the Beautiful". She popularized "Mrs. Santa Claus" through her poem Goody Santa Claus on a Sleigh Ride (1889).(wikipedia)