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Anna Katharine Green

  • ... the hand will often reveal more than the countenance ...

  • ... a woman with a secret may be a fascinating study, but she can never be a safe, nor even satisfactory, companion.

  • The finger of suspicion never forgets the way it has once pointed ...

  • It would never do for me to lose my wits in the presence of a man who had none too many of his own.

  • ... faces deceive, and the loveliness of youth is not like the loveliness of age — an absolute mirror of the soul within.

  • It was the smile which runs before a promise.

  • There is no suffering like a child's, terrified by a secret which it dare not for some reason disclose.

Anna Katharine Green, U.S. writer

(1846 - 1935)