Mary Augusta Arnold

[Mrs Humphrey Ward]

Mary Augusta Arnold Quotes

  • ''The first law of story-telling.... Every man is bound to leave a story better than he found it.''
    Humphrey, Mrs. Ward (1851-1920), British novelist. Dr. Baker, in Robert Elsmere, bk. 1, ch. 3 (1888). Full name is Mary Augusta Ward.
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  • ''One may as well preach a respectable mythology as anything else.''
    Humphrey, Mrs. Ward (1851-1920), British novelist. Edward Langham, in Robert Elsmere, bk. 1, ch. 5 (1888).
  • ''Conviction is the conscience of the mind.''
    Humphrey, Mrs. Ward (1851-1920), British novelist. Elsmere, recalling an axiom of Mr. Gray's, in Robert Elsmere, bk. 4, ch. 26 (1888). Author born Mary Augusta Arnold.

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