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'A minute's success pays the failure of years.'

'Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.'

'Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.'

'God is the perfect poet.'

'Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.'

'Never the time and the place and the loved one all together!'

'Oh, to be in England now that April's there.'

'Take away love and our earth is a tomb.'

'What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.'

'You should not take a fellow eight years old and make him swear to never kiss the girls'

Born in Camberwell, London
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So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the necessity of doing something - Samuel Johnson
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