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date: 14 June 2024

Harriet Beecher Stowe 1811–96
American novelist 

  1. The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
    Little Foxes (1871)
  2. When you get into a tight place, and everything goes against you till it seems as if you couldn't hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that's just the place and time that the tide'll turn.
    often quoted as ‘Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn’
    Oldtown Folks (1869)
  3. I s'pect I growed. Don't think nobody never made me.
    said by Topsy
    Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) ch. 20