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Sarah Cleghorn

  • Imperial Self beyond self that I call my soul, / Climb up into the crow's-nest: / Look out over the changing ocean of my life / And shout down to me whither to change my course.

    • Sarah Cleghorn,
    • "The Lookout," Portraits and Protests ()
  • Shall I not bless the middle years? / Not I for youth repine ...

    • Sarah Cleghorn,
    • "Contented at Forty," Portraits and Protests ()
  • The golf links lie so near the mill / That almost every day / The laboring children can look out / And see the men at play.

    • Sarah Cleghorn,
    • "The Golf Links Lie So Near the Mill," Portraits and Protests ()
  • 'The unfit die: the fit both live and thrive.' / Alas, who say so? — They who do survive.

    • Sarah Cleghorn,
    • "The Survival of the Fittest," Portraits and Protests ()

Sarah Cleghorn, U.S. writer, suffragist, civil rights worker, antivivisectionist

(1876 - 1959)

Full name: Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn.