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Lucy Larcom

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... it is the greatest of all mistakes to begin life with the expectation that it is going to be easy, or with the wish to have it so.

— Lucy Larcom

#expectation #inspirational #life #inspirational

He who plants a tree, plants a hope.

— Lucy Larcom

#inspirational #tree #inspirational

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

— Lucy Larcom

#fires #kindle #seems #warm #world

We might all place ourselves in one of two ranks the women who do something, and the women who do nothing; the first being of course the only creditable place to occupy.

— Lucy Larcom

#course #first #might #nothing #occupy

Like a plant that starts up in showers and sunshine and does not know which has best helped it to grow, it is difficult to say whether the hard things or the pleasant things did me the most good.

— Lucy Larcom

#did #difficult #does #good #grow

If the world's a veil of tears, Smile till rainbows span it.

— Lucy Larcom

#rainbows #span #tears #till #veil

I defied the machinery to make me its slave. Its incessant discords could not drown the music of my thoughts if I would let them fly high enough.

— Lucy Larcom

#defied #discords #drown #enough #fly

About Lucy Larcom

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Did you know about Lucy Larcom?

Larcom was born in Beverly Massachusetts in 1824 the ninth of ten children and died in Boston in 1893. A local literary magazine entitled The Larcom Review is named for her as is the library at the Beverly High School. Larcom penned one of the best accounts of New England childhood of her time A New England Girlhood commonly used as a reference in studying early American childhood.

Lucy Larcom (March 5 1824 – April 17 1893) was an American poet.

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