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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 ()
  • 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, U.S. poet

(1794 - 1888)

Sometimes wrote under the pseudonym of Clarissa Packard.