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    But sometimes everything I write
    with the threadbare art of my eye
    seems a snapshot,
    —Robert Lowell (1917–1977)

    The New Hampshire girls who came to Lowell were descendants of the sturdy backwoodsmen who settled that State scarcely a hundred years before.... They were earnest and capable; ready to undertake anything that was worth doing. My dreamy, indolent nature was shamed into activity among them. They gave me a larger, firmer ideal of womanhood.
    Lucy Larcom (1824–1893)

    There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.
    —James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)