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Lucy Poate Stebbins

  • Curiosity is the prime requisite of the novelist.

  • Length of days has also told against her reputation; there is always sympathy for those who early leave the scene — always speculation as to great accomplishments cruelly missed ...

  • The desire to confess ... lies at the root of most fiction writing ...

  • Women writers lift themselves up from the depths; as they rise, each brings with her what she is able to carry.

Lucy Poate Stebbins, U.S. writer

(1886 - 1958)