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2 Works of Helen Hunt Jackson

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At night, the stream came to the sea. “Long leagues,” it cried, “this drop I bring, O beauteous, boundless sea! What is the meagre, paltry thing In thine abundance unto thee? No ripple, in thy smallest wave, of me Will know! No thirst its suffering Shall better slake for my surrendering My life! O sea, […]

” Inhumanity –Cruelty. Cruelty –The disposition to give unnecessary pain.”– Webster’s Dict . I had intended to put third on the list of inhumanities of parents “needless requisitions;” but my last summer’s observations changed my estimate, and convinced me that children suffer more pain from the rudeness with which they are treated than from being […]