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Susan Coolidge

  • And God, who studies each separate soul, / Out of commonplace lives makes his beautiful whole.

    • Susan Coolidge,
    • "Commonplace," Verses ()
  • The punctual tide draws up the bay, / With ripple of wave and hiss of spray.

    • Susan Coolidge,
    • "On the Shore," Verses ()
  • Blessings brighten as they take their flight.

  • ... sometimes the truest kindness is in giving people their own unwise way ...

  • ... the long procession of girls ... was like a funeral and a caravan mixed, — 'as cheerful as hearses at both ends, and wild beasts in the middle.'

  • Few things are more aggravating than to be forgiven when one has done no wrong.

Susan Coolidge, U.S. writer

(1835 - 1905)

Real name: Sarah Chauncey Woolsey.