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We never know the full value of a thing until we lose it.
Misery marks the countenance worse than sickness.
There never was a passion in this world, there never will be one, so fantastic, so delusive, so powerful as jealousy.
We despise what we have, and covet that which we cannot get.
There is one friend in this world that hardly ever deserts us — and that is a mother.
Her own excited feelings had magnified it in length, and breadth, and height — had made a molehill into a mountain...
Justice and law are sometimes in opposition...
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January 17, 1814
February 10, 1887
Ellen Wood, was an English novelist, better known in that respect as Mrs. Henry Wood. She is remembered most for her 1861 novel East Lynne, but many of her books became international bestsellers and widely known in the United States.
East Lynne (1861)
The Channings (1862)
Mrs. Halliburton's troubles
The Shadow Of Ashlydyat (1863)
Danesbury House (1860)
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