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Quotations From MARY WEBB

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  • 1.
    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 passion—far less by the white fire of love.
    Mary Webb (1881-1927), British novelist. The Golden Arrow, ch. 18 (1916).

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  • 2.
    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).
  • 3.
    Saddle your dreams afore you ride 'em.
    Mary Webb (1881-1927), British author. Precious Bane, bk. 1, ch. 6 (1924).
  • 4.
    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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