Anna Wickham Quote
“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.”
The life and work of Thomas Hardy (1984 edition)
“Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.”
The Portrait of a Lady (1881), Chapter XXIII
Ch. 6, Probability and Uncertainty - The Character of Physical Law (1965)
Died: 1947 (aged 63)
Bio: Anna Wickham was the pseudonym of Edith Alice Mary Harper, a British poet with strong Australian connections. She is remembered as a modernist figure and feminist writer, though one not able to command sustained critical attention in her lifetime.