Susanna Moodie — British Author born on December 06, 1803, died on April 08, 1885

Susanna Moodie was an English-born Canadian author who wrote about her experiences as a settler in Canada, which was a British colony at the time... (wikipedia)

Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.
I have no wish for a second husband. I had enough of the first. I like to have my own way to lie down mistress, and get up master.
Nature, reason, and Christianity recognize no other. Pride may say Nay; but Pride was always a liar, and a great hater of the truth.
The want of education and moral training is the only real barrier that exists between the different classes of men.
When things come to the worse, they generally mend.