Born Tuesday 6 December 1803, died Wednesday 8 April 1885
Large parties given to very young children... foster the passions of vanity and envy, and produce a love of dress and display which is very repulsive in the character of a child.
The want of education and moral training is the only real barrier that exists between the different classes of men.
When things come to the worse, they generally mend.
I have no wish for a second husband. I had enough of the first. I like to have my own way to lie down mistress, and get up master.
Nature, reason, and Christianity recognize no other. Pride may say Nay; but Pride was always a liar, and a great hater of the truth.
Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.