Quotations From MARY WEBB
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To many women marriage is only this. It is merely a physical change impinging on their ordinary nature, leaving their mentality untouched, their self-possession intact. They are not burnt by even the red fire of physical passionfar less by the white fire of love.Mary Webb (1881-1927), British novelist. The Golden Arrow, ch. 18 (1916).
If you stop to be kind, you must swerve often from your path.Mary Webb (1881-1927), British author. Precious Bane, bk. 2, ch. 3 (1924).
Saddle your dreams afore you ride 'em.Mary Webb (1881-1927), British author. Precious Bane, bk. 1, ch. 6 (1924).
The past is only the present become invisible and mute; and because it is invisible and mute, its memoried glances and its murmurs are infinitely precious. We are tomorrow's past.Mary Webb (1881-1927), British author. Precious Bane, foreword (1924).
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