Nancy E. Turner





Nancy E. Turner

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Average rating: 4.27 · 49,282 ratings · 10,675 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
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My Name Is Resolute
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Nancy E. Turner reading from My Name is Resolute.


“The best thing a girl can be is a good wife and mother. It is a girl's highest calling. I hope I am ready.”
Nancy E. Turner

“I might like to have someone courting me. But it would have to be someone who is a square shooter and who has a train load of courage. And it would have to be someone who doesn't have to talk down to folks to feel good, or to tell a person they are worthless ifthey just made a mistake. And he'd have to be not too thin. Why, I remember hugging [my brother] Ernest was like warpping your arms around a fence post,and I love Ernest, but I want a man who can hold me down in a wind. Maybe he'd have to be pretty stubborn. I don't have any use for a man that isn't stubborn. Likely a stubborn fellow will stay with you through thick and thin, and a spineless one will take off, or let his heart wander.”
Nancy E. Turner, These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901

“Children are a burden to a mother, but not the way a heavy box is to a mule. Our children weight hard on my heart, and thinking about them growing up honest and healthy, or just living to grow up at all, makes a load in my chest that is bigger than the safe at the bank,and more valuable to me than all the gold inside it.”
Nancy E. Turner, These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901

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