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Anna Katharine Green
“... the hand will often reveal more than the countenance ...”
“... a woman with a secret may be a fascinating study, but she can never be a safe, nor even satisfactory, companion.”
“The finger of suspicion never forgets the way it has once pointed ...”
“It would never do for me to lose my wits in the presence of a man who had none too many of his own.”
“... faces deceive, and the loveliness of youth is not like the loveliness of age — an absolute mirror of the soul within.”
“It was the smile which runs before a promise.”
“There is no suffering like a child's, terrified by a secret which it dare not for some reason disclose.”
Anna Katharine Green, U.S. writer
(1846 - 1935)