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Quotation by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Women know The way to rear up children (to be just), They know a simple, merry, tender knack Of tying sashes, fitting baby-shoes, And stringing pretty words that make no sense, And kissing full sense into empty words.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861), British poet. "Aurora Leigh," bk. 1 (1857).
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