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Mary R. Sterndale
“... she was hailed as the morning star, as the sun rejoicing in his brightness, and like that generous luminary, which bids the diamond blaze, and deigns to gild the lily, she dispensed her gracious attentions to all who aspired to their influence ...”
“... beauty and goodness are one.”
“... the glowing imaginations of youth consider the possession of riches as the possession of happiness ...”
Mary R. Sterndale, English writer
(17xx? - 18xx?)
Inexplicably, she is sometimes seen as Mary R. Stockdale.