The poet Joanna Baillie died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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A Scottish-born poet and playwright of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, she is best known for her 1798 drama, The Plays on the Passions. A popular writer of her era, she held literary society meetings at her home in Hampstead, England.
She was the youngest daughter of a Presbyterian minister. On account of a small inheritance from her uncle, she decided not to marry.
I wish I were with some of the wild people that run in the woods, and know nothing about accomplishments!
I have seen the day, when, if a man made himself ridiculous, the world would laugh at him. But now, everything that is mean, disgusting, and absurd, pleases them but so much the better!
Pampered vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride.
A willing heart adds feather to the heel.