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Quotation by Ellen Glasgow
I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years; and when recognition came at last, it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living.
Ellen Glasgow (1873–1945), U.S. novelist. The Woman Within, ch. 13 (1954).
Written in 1944. The important American Southern "regional" novelist was remembering her long wait for critical recognition.
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