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Caroline Howard Gilman
“You must know I have sworn and agreed / My books from my room not to lend, / But you may sit by my fire and read.”
“I do not feel myself called upon to say how many loaves of bread, under my apprenticeship, came out of the oven as heavy as a bad joke ...”
Caroline Howard Gilman, U.S. poet
(1794 - 1888)
Sometimes wrote under the pseudonym of Clarissa Packard.