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Augusta J. Evans

  • All things are dark to sorrow.

    • Augusta J. Evans,
    • Inez: A Tale of the Alamo
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  • The sun of hope had set forever to her vision ...

    • Augusta J. Evans,
    • Inez: A Tale of the Alamo
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  • Oh! what a luxury it is to weep, / And find in tears a sad relief!

    • Augusta J. Evans,
    • Inez: A Tale of the Alamo
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  • Money is everything in this world to some people, and more than the next to other poor souls.

    • Augusta J. Evans,
    • Beulah
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  • Oh, Duty is an icy shadow!

    • Augusta J. Evans,
    • Beulah
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  • ... a Cherokee rose-hedge is not more thickly set with thorns than a literary career with grievous, vexatious, tormenting disappointments.

  • Memory is earth's retribution for man's sins.

  • It is a mournful thing to know that you are utterly isolated among millions of human beings; that not a drop of your blood flows in any other veins.

  • Life does not count by years. Some suffer a lifetime in a day, and so grow old between the rising and the setting of the sun.

    • Augusta J. Evans
  • ... facts are ugly, stubborn things.

Augusta J. Evans, U.S. writer

(1835 - 1909)

Full name: Augusta Jane Evans Wilson.