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Mary Darmesteter

  • The true importance of life is not misery or despair, however crushing, but the one good moment which outweighs it all.

    • Mary Darmesteter,
    • in Annie Fields, ed., Letters of Sarah Orne Jewett ()

Mary Darmesteter, English writer, scholar

(1857 - 1944)

Born: Agnes Mary Frances Robinson. After her first marriage: Agnes-Marie-François Darmesteter. After her second marriage: Agnes Mary Frances Duclaux.