Sarah Orne Jewett





Sarah Orne Jewett

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born
in South Berwick, Maine, The United States
September 03, 1849

died
June 24, 1909

gender
female

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Sarah Orne Jewett was an American novelist and short story writer, best known for her local color works set in or near South Berwick, Maine, on the border of New Hampshire, which in her day was a declining New England seaport.


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Deephaven
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Tales of New England
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More books by Sarah Orne Jewett…
“The process of falling in love at first sight is as final as it is swift in such a case, but the growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair.”
Sarah Orne Jewett

“Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of. ”
Sarah Orne Jewett

“It was mortifying to find how strong the habit of idle speech may become in one’s self. One need not always be saying something in this noisy world.”
Sarah Orne Jewett, The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories