"The thing that ..." Quote of Sarah Orne Jewett

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The thing that teases the mind over and over for years, and at last gets itself put down rightly on paper—whether little or great, it belongs to Literature.

Sarah Orne Jewett
Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909), U.S. author. Letter to author Willa Cather. The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories, preface (1896).
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