The children’s author Beatrix Potter died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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English author and illustrator who is best known for her children’s classic, The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Her other popular books include The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies and The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse.
She was born in London to a wealthy family, and she and her younger brother, Walter Bertram, were raised in the Unitarian faith. She married solicitor William Heelis in 1913.
All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.
Thank God I have the seeing eye, that is to say, as I lie in bed I can walk step by step on the fells and rough land seeing every stone and flower and patch of bog and cotton pass where my old legs will never take me again.
Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
It is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is ‘soporific’.