Anna Barbauld Quotes

5 Anna Barbauld quotes:

"It would be difficult to determine whether the age is growing better or worse; for I think our plays are growing like sermons, and our sermons like plays."
"The awakenings of remorse, virtuous shame and indignation, the glow of moral approbation if they do not lead to action, grow less and less vivid every time they occur, till at length the mind grows absolutely callous"
Author: Barbauld Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Forgotten rimes, and college themes,/ Worm-eaten plans, and embryo schemes;/ A mass of heterogeneous matter./ A chaos dark, nor land nor water."
Author: Barbauld Quotes Category: Chaos Quotes
"When one by one our ties are torn, and friend from friend is snatched forlorn; when man is left alone to mourn, oh! then how sweet it is to die!"
Author: Barbauld Quotes Category: Death Quotes
"The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life."
Author: Barbauld Quotes Category: Choice Quotes

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