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Emma Hart Willard

  • It is obvious, that theory alone, can never make a good artist; and it is equally obvious, that practice unaided by theory, can never correct errors, but must establish them.

    • Emma Hart Willard,
    • speech to the Connecticut legislature, A Plan for Inproving Female Education ()
  • Rocked in the cradle of the deep, / I lay me down in peace to sleep.

    • Emma Hart Willard,
    • "The Cradle of the Deep," The Fulfillment of a Promise ()

Emma Hart Willard, U.S. educator, textbook writer, poet, songwriter

(1787 - 1870)