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Ellen Clementine Howarth

Ellen Clementine Howarth (May 17, 18271899), born Ellen Clementine Doran in Cooperstown, New York, was an American poet.

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  • 'T is but a little faded flower,
    But oh, how fondly dear!
    'T will bring me back one golden hour,
    Through many a weary year.
    • 'Tis but a Little, Faded Flower, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • Who hath not saved some trifling thing
    More prized than jewels rare,
    A faded flower, a broken ring,
    A tress of golden hair.
    • 'Tis but a Little Faded Flower, reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 12.
  • Where is the heart that doth not keep,
    Within its inmost core,
    Some fond remembrance hidden deep,
    Of days that are no more?
    • 'Tis but a Little Faded Flower, reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 507.

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