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Augusta Gregory

  • What is its [the town's] chief business? ... Business, is it? What business would the people here have but to be minding one another's business?

    • Augusta Gregory,
    • "Spreading the News," Seven Short Plays ()
  • There's more learning than is taught in books.

    • Augusta Gregory,
    • "The Jester: A Play in Three Acts," Three Wonder Plays ()
  • It's a grand thing to be able to take your money in your hand and to think no more of it when it slips away from you than you would a trout that would slip back into the stream.

    • Augusta Gregory,
    • in Elizabeth Coxhead, Lady Gregory: A Literary Portrait ()

Augusta Gregory, Irish playwright, writer

(1859 - 1932)

Full name: Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory. She most often signed her works simply as Lady Gregory.