Elinor Morton Hoyt Wylie

1885 - 1928

A Quote by Elinor Morton Hoyt Wylie on beauty and good

Say not of Beauty she is good, Or aught but beautiful.

Elinor Morton Hoyt Wylie (1885 - 1928)

Source: Beauty, 1921

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A Quote by Elinor Morton Hoyt Wylie on women

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I was, being human, born alone; I am, being woman, hard beset; I live by squeezing from a stone The little nourishment I get.

Elinor Morton Hoyt Wylie (1885 - 1928)

Source: Let No Charitable Hope, 1923, st. 2

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A Quote by Elinor Morton Hoyt Wylie on charity, earth, and needs

Hail, element of earth, receive thy own And cherish, at thy charitable breast, This man, this mongrel beast: He plows the sand, and, at his hardest need, He sows himself for seed.

Elinor Morton Hoyt Wylie (1885 - 1928)

Source: Hymn to Earth, 1929, st. 6

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