Mary Gardiner Brainard

American poet (1837-1905)

Mary Gardiner Brainard (1837–1905) was an American writer of religious poetry. She was the niece of poet John Gardiner Calkins Brainard.

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  • I would rather walk with God in the dark than go alone in the light.
    • Not knowing (1869).
  • That which we look on with unselfish love
    And true humility is surely ours,
    Even as a lake looks at the stars above
    And makes within itself a heaven of stars.
    • Ownership, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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