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Caroline E.S. Norton

  • God made all pleasures innocent.

  • They serve God well / Who serve His creatures.

  • A woman's suffering is never above half known, for the fact of the publicity of her wrongs is counted to her for disgrace.

    • Caroline E.S. Norton,
    • 1836, in Ray Strachey, "The Cause" ()
  • Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth, what joy is welcomed like a new-born child?

    • Caroline E.S. Norton
  • I do not love thee! - no! I do not love thee! / And yet when thou art absent I am sad.

    • Caroline E.S. Norton
  • I do not ask for my rights. I have no rights. I have only wrongs.

    • Caroline E.S. Norton
  • For death and life, in ceaseless strife, / Beat wild on this world's shore, / And all our calm is in that balm — / Not lost but gone before.

    • Caroline E.S. Norton
  • Oh, there at last, life's trials past, / We'll meet our loved ones more, / Whose feet have trod the path to God, — / Not lost, but gone before.

    • Caroline E.S. Norton

Caroline E.S. Norton, English feminist, social reformer, writer

(1808 - 1877)

Full name: Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton.