Anna Letitia Barbauld

 
Profession : Critic ,Editor ,Essayist ,Poet ,Teacher ,Writer
Nationality : British
Birth : 20th June, 1743
Death : 9th March, 1825
About : Anna Laetitia Barbauld was born at Kibworth Harcourt in Leicestershire. She was a prominent English poet, essayist, literary critic, editor, and children's author. She was a noted teacher at the Palgrave Academy and an innovative children's writer; her primers provided a model for pedagogy for more than a century. Barbauld was also a literary critic, and her anthology of 18th-century British novels helped establish the canon as known today. Barbauld's career as a poet ended abruptly in 1812 with the publication of Eighteen Hundred and Eleven, which criticized Britain's participation in the Napoleonic Wars.

Anna Letitia Barbauld Quotes

But every act in consequence of our faith, strengthens faith.
The dead of midnight is the noon of thought.
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The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life.
We neither laugh alone, nor weep alone, why then should we pray alone?
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When one by one our ties are torn, and friend from friend is snatched forlorn; when man is left alone to mourn, oh! then how sweet it is to die!
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