Quotation by Margaret Fuller

I am absurdly fearful about this voyage. Various little omens have combined to give me a dark feeling.... Perhaps we shall live to laugh at these. But in case of mishap I should perish with my husband and child, perhaps to be transferred to some happier state.
Margaret Fuller (1810–1850), U.S. author, literary critic, journalist. letter, April 6, 1850, to Marchioness Visconti Arconati, quoted in Margaret Fuller Ossoli, p. 274, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Boston (1898).
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