Winifred Holtby Quotes (5 quotes)
In Latin: "Corruptissima republica plurimae leges" - Annals iii.27
Three Guineas (1938)
“Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.”
Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715), Song 17: "Love between Brothers and Sisters"
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWinifred Holtby
Born: June 23, 1898
Died: September 29, 1935 (aged 37)
Bio: Winifred Holtby was an English novelist and journalist, best known for her novel South Riding about a Yorkshire community struggling with the Depression of the 1930s.
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“We sacrifice to dress, till household joys And comforts cease. Dress drains our cellar dry, And keeps our larder clean; puts out our fires, And introduces hunger, frost and woe, Where peace and hospitality might reign. Dress changes the manners.”