Maria Edgeworth Quote

It is unjust and absurd of those advancing in years, to expect of the young that confidence should come all and only on their side: the human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.


Helen (1834), ch. 7; Tales and Novels, vol. 19, p. 62.

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It is unjust and absurd of those advancing in years, to expect of the young that confidence should come all and only on their side: the human heart,...

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It is unjust and absurd of those advancing in years, to expect of the young that confidence should come all and only on their side: the human heart,...

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It is unjust and absurd of those advancing in years, to expect of the young that confidence should come all and only on their side: the human heart,...

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It is unjust and absurd of those advancing in years, to expect of the young that confidence should come all and only on their side: the human heart,...