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Joanna Baillie

  • The brave man is not he who feels no fear, / For that were stupid and irrational; / But he, whose noble soul its fear subdues, / And bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from.

    • Joanna Baillie,
    • Basil
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  • What custom hath endear'd / We part with sadly, though we prize it not ...

    • Joanna Baillie,
    • Basil
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  • A willing heart adds feather to the heel.

    • Joanna Baillie,
    • De Montfort
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  • The bliss e'en of a moment still is bliss.

  • Pamper'd vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride.

    • Joanna Baillie,
    • The Election
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  • Can spirit from the tomb, or fiend from hell, / More hateful, more malignant be than man — / Than villainous man?

    • Joanna Baillie,
    • Orra
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  • Me care for te laws when te laws care for me.

    • Joanna Baillie,
    • The Alienated Manor
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  • Words of affection, howsoe'er express'd, / The latest spoken still are deem'd the best ...

    • Joanna Baillie,
    • "Lines to Agnes Baillie on Her Birthday," The Dramatic and Poetical Works of Joanna Baillie ()

Joanna Baillie, Scottish playwright, poet

(1762 - 1851)