Sara Orne Jewett

1849 - 1909

A Quote by Sara Orne Jewett on kindness, mind, reading, and tact

Tact is, after all, a kind of mind reading.

Sara Orne Jewett (1849 - 1909)

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A Quote by Sara Orne Jewett on motherhood

Some set more by such things as come from a distance, but I rec'lect mother always used to maintain that folks was meant to be doctored with the stuff that grew right about 'em.

Sara Orne Jewett (1849 - 1909)

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A Quote by Sara Orne Jewett on country, spirit, and sympathy

This was one of those perfect New England days in late summer where the spirit of autumn takes a first stealing flight, like a spy, through the ripening country-side, and, with feigned sympathy for those who droop with August heat, puts her cool cloak of bracing air about leaf and flower and human shoulders.

Sara Orne Jewett (1849 - 1909)

Source: The Courting of Sister Wisby, 1887

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