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Frances Ridley Havergal
“Doubt indulged soon becomes doubt realized.”
“Love understands love; it needs no talk.”
“Poetry is a second translation of the soul's feeling; it must be rendered into thought, and thought must change its nebulous robe of semi-wording into definite language, before it reaches another heart. Music is a first translation of feeling, needing no second, but entering the heart direct.”
Frances Ridley Havergal, English religious poet, hymnwriter
(1836 - 1879)