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Annie Fields

  • She has an awe of words. They mean so much to her that her lips do not unlock save for truth or kindliness or beauty or wisdom.

    • Annie Fields,
    • 1863, in M.A. DeWolfe Howe, Memories of a Hostess: A Chronicle of Eminent Friendships ()
  • [James R.] Lowell is a man deeply pervaded with fine discontents. I do not believe the most favorable circumstances would improve him.

    • Annie Fields,
    • 1868, in M.A. DeWolfe Howe, Memories of a Hostess: A Chronicle of Eminent Friendships ()

Annie Fields, U.S. poet, literary figure, diarist

(1834 - 1915)

Full name: Annie Adams Fields.