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Rosa Nouchette Carey

  • Every one has his or her style of conversation, just as all authors have their own peculiar style of writing. Mrs. Baxter, for example, delighted in iteration; she had a habit of taking a particular word and working it to death.

  • It is possible for a man to be so cased in armor that even a pin-prick of annoyance will not find ingress. It is true the armor may be a little stifling and somewhat inconvenient for workaday use, but it is a grand thing to be saved from pricks.

  • I think the hardest thing in life is when we see those we love turn down a wrong path, and when no entreaty will induce them to retrace their steps.

Rosa Nouchette Carey, English children's writer

(1840 - 1909)