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Lydia H. Sigourney

  • Ye say they all have pass'd away, / That noble race and brave, / That their light canoes have vanish'd / From off the crested wave / That mid the forests where they roam'd / There rings no hunter's shout; / But their name is on your waters, / Ye may not wash it out.

    • Lydia H. Sigourney,
    • "Indian Names," Illustrated Poems ()
  • Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.

    • Lydia H. Sigourney,
    • in Martha Lupton, The Speaker's Desk Book ()
  • Prosperity, alas! is often but another name for pride.

    • Lydia H. Sigourney
  • Teachers should be held in the highest honor. They are the allies of legislators; they have agency in the prevention of crime; they aid in regulating the atmosphere, whose incessant action and pressure cause the life-blood to circulate, and to return pure and healthful to the heart of the nation.

    • Lydia H. Sigourney
  • Whatever you would have your children become, strive to exhibit in your own lives and conversation.

    • Lydia H. Sigourney
  • The strength of a nation, especially of a republican nation, is in the intelligent and well-ordered homes of the people.

    • Lydia H. Sigourney
  • There can be no persevering industry wthout a deep sense of the value of time.

    • Lydia H. Sigourney

Lydia H. Sigourney, U.S. poet, writer

(1791 - 1865)

Full name: Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney.