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Amelia Opie

  • But thou mayst grant this humble prayer, / Forget me not! forget me not!

    • Amelia Opie,
    • "Song," Poems ()
  • Severe illness has (I often think) on the frame the same effect that a severe storm has on the atmosphere. I myself am much better in every respect since my late indisposition than I was before; and the mind is never perhaps so serene and tranquil as when one is recovering from sickness.

    • Amelia Opie,
    • 1800, in Ada M. Ingpen, ed., Women As Letter-Writers ()
  • ... I missed you terribly when I was ill. I have no female friend and neighbour; and men are not the thing on such occasions.

    • Amelia Opie,
    • 1800, in Ada M. Ingpen, ed., Women As Letter-Writers ()

Amelia Opie, English writer

(1769 - 1853)

Full name: Amelia Alderson Opie.