Isabella Fyvie Mayo

Isabella Fyvie Mayo (December 10, 1843 – May 13, 1914) was a Scottish poet, and novelist who also wrote under the pen name Edward Garrett.


  • For honesty is before honor; and though man must write his poems in sounding words, God's poems are printed best in the brave and silent duties of common life.
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 388.

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