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Clover Adams

  • Holland seems like a quaint toy.

    • Clover Adams,
    • 1872, in Natalie Dykstra, Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life ()
  • Traveling would be quite perfect if only one could go home at night.

    • Clover Adams,
    • 1872, in Natalie Dykstra, Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life ()
  • ... he chaws more than he bites off.

    • Clover Adams,
    • letter to her father (1881), on Henry James, in Natalie Dykstra, Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life ()
  • The moral is to make all one can out of life and live up to one's fingers' ends.

    • Clover Adams,
    • 1882, in Natalie Dykstra, Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life ()
  • My mind is as dry as a biscuit today.

    • Clover Adams,
    • 1882, in Natalie Dykstra, Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life ()
  • Every fool becomes a philosopher after ten days of rain, so I spare you the inside view of my heart.

    • Clover Adams,
    • 1882, in Natalie Dykstra, Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life ()
  • ... I'm not real — Oh make me real — you are all of you real!

    • Clover Adams,
    • 1886, in Natalie Dykstra, Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life ()

Clover Adams, U.S. photographer

(1843 - 1885)

Full name: Marian Sturgis Hooper Adams. Generally known as Clover, she was married to Henry Adams.