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Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
February 8th, 2016
Edith Wharton Quotes

Edith Wharton was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She’s best knows for her Pulitzer-winning novel, The Age of Innocence as well as Ethan Frome and The House of Mirth.

Anne Bronte (1820 – 1849)
January 31st, 2016
Anne Bronte Quotes

Anne Bronte was an English novelist and poet. She’s best known as the author of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Agnes Grey.

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A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde
April 25th, 2016
A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde

A Woman of No Importance is a play written by Oscar Wilde. The play premiered on 19 April 1893 at London’s Haymarket Theatre.

Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
March 11th, 2016
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein was written by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley in 1816. The first edition of the book was published anonymously in London in 1818. Shelley’s name appears on the second edition, published in France in 1823.

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20 Funny Quotes from Literature
May 8th, 2016
Funny Quotes from Literature

Funny quotes like – What the eye does not see, the stomach does not get upset over. ~ by Jerome K. Jerome

Five Quotes about the Ocean
April 22nd, 2016
Quotes about the Ocean

Quotes about the ocean including . . . No mercy, no power but its own controls it. Panting and snorting like a mad battle steed that has lost its rider, the masterless ocean overruns the globe. ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville

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