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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Dec 05, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: classics, childrens, historical-fiction, fiction, on-the-bookshelf

Memorable Quotes
“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.”

“At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done--then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.”

“She made herself stronger by fighting with the wind.”

“Where you tend a rose my lad, a thistle cannot grow.”

“Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way - or always to have it.”

“To speak robin to a robin is like speaking French to a Frenchman”

My mother always says people should be able to take care of themselves, even if they're rich and important.”

“I am sure there is Magic in everything, only we have not sense enough to get hold of it and make it do things for us - like electricity and horses and steam.”

“She was a sweet, pretty thing and he'd have walked the world over to get her a blade o' grass she wanted.”

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