Helen Hunt Jackson
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Helen Hunt Jackson
As soon as I began, it seemed impossible to write fast enough – I wrote faster than I would write a letter – two thousand…
Love has a tide!
Great loves, to the last, have pulses red; All great loves that have ever died dropped dead.
But great loves, to the last, have pulses red; All great loves that have ever died dropped dead.
There cannot be found in the animal kingdom a bat, or any other creature, so blind in its own range of circumstance and connection, as…
I shall be found with ‘Indians’ engraved on my brain when I am dead. A fire has been kindled within me, which will never go…
But all lost things are in the angels’ keeping, Love; No past is dead for us, but only sleeping, Love; The years of Heaven with…
If I can do one hundredth part for the Indian that Mrs. Stowe did for the Negro, I will be thankful.
When the baby dies, On every side Rose stranger’s voices, hard and harsh and loud. The baby was not wrapped in any shroud. The mother…
There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.
The goldenrod is yellow, The corn is turning brown, The trees in apple orchards With fruit are bending down.
On the king’s gate the moss grew gray; The king came not. They call’d him dead; And made his eldest son, one day, Slave in…
If I could write a story that would do for the Indian one-hundredth part what ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ did for the Negro, I would be…
Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.
I know the lands are lit, with all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod.
O sweet, delusive Noon, Which the morning climbs to find, O moment sped too soon, And morning left behind.
O month when they who love must love and wed.
Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.
When love is at its best, one loves so much that he cannot forget.
Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame; Each to his passion; what’s in a name?
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