What child has ever known the country and has not twined hundreds of fragrant wreaths with the yellow shining cowslip and the more frail and delicate violet - mingling here and there green leaves culled from the odorous eglantine, or, as we more commonly call it, sweetbriar.

Dorothea Dix

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Author Profession: Activist
Nationality: American
Born: April 4, 1802
Died: July 17, 1887

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