Quotation by Lydia M. Child

Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of the character, though few can decypher even fragments of their meaning.
Lydia M. Child (1802–1880), U.S. abolitionist, writer, editor. letter, Sept. 1, 1842. Letters from New York, vol. 1, letter 26 (1843).
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