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Caroline Howard Gilman

"You must know I have sworn and agreed / My books from my room not to lend, / But you may sit by my fire and read."

Caroline Howard Gilman, "One Good Turn Deserves Another," The Rose Bud (1832)

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"I do not feel myself called upon to say how many loaves of bread, under my apprenticeship, came out of the oven as heavy as a bad joke ..."

Caroline Howard Gilman, Recollections of a Housekeeper (1834)

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Caroline Howard Gilman, U.S. poet
(1794 - 1888)

Sometimes wrote under the pseudonym of Clarissa Packard.