The Witch of Blackbird Pond is a children's fictional novel by American author Elizabeth George Speare, published in 1958. The story takes place in late-17th century New England. It won the Newbery Medal in 1959.
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Famous quotes containing the words pond, witch and/or blackbird:
“You cutting the lawn, fixing the machines,
all this leprous day and then more vodka,
more soda and the pond forgiving our bodies,
the pond sucking out the throb.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“A witch is one who worketh by the Devil or by some curious art either healing or revealing things secret, or foretelling things to come which the Devil hath devised to ensnare mens souls withal unto damnation. The conjurer, the enchanter, the sorcerer, the diviner, and whatever other sort there is encompassed within this circle.”
—George Gifford (16th century)
“But I know, too,
That the blackbird is involved
In what I know.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)