Harriet Winslow Sewall

Harriet Winslow Sewall (1819–1889) was an American poet, and editor of the collected letters of Lydia Maria Child.

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  • Why thus longing, thus forever sighing
    For the far-off, unattained, and dim,
    While the beautiful all round thee lying
    Offers up its low, perpetual hymn?
    • Why thus longing?, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • Poor indeed must thou be, if around thee
    Thou no ray of light and joy canst throw—
    • Why thus longing? reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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