Family, Family Matters, Life, Love, Poetry

“To Her Father with Some Verses”

Most truly honoured, and as truly dear, If worth in me or ought I do appear, Who can of right better demand the same Than may your worthy self from whom it came? The principal might yield a greater sum, Yet handled ill, amounts but to this crumb; My stock's so small I know not… Continue reading “To Her Father with Some Verses”

History, Literature

Occasional Quote of the Day: By a Gentlewoman of Those Parts

“If we had no winter the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” — Anne Bradstreet, Meditations Divine and Moral So, there I was, looking for a quote about Spring, about how glad I am that the cycles go on, and that this… Continue reading Occasional Quote of the Day: By a Gentlewoman of Those Parts