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Agnes Robinson

  • In the cup of life, 'tis true, / Dwells a draught of bitter dew ... / Yet no other cup I know / Where such radiant waters glow.

    • Agnes Robinson,
    • "Epilogue," Lyrics: Selected From the Works of Agnes Robinson ()
  • The light died out and left the sky, / We sighed and rose and said good-bye, / We had forgotten — He and I, / That he was dead, that I must die.

    • Agnes Robinson,
    • "A Pastoral," Lyrics: Selected From the Works of Agnes Robinson ()
  • ... no stair is steep to happy feet!

    • Agnes Robinson,
    • "A Word in Counsel," Retrospect ()

Agnes Robinson, English writer, scholar

(1857 - 1944)

Full name: Agnes Mary Frances Robinson Darmesteter Duclaux. She used several combinations of her names, particularly Mary Robinson.