Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: (1) It's completely impossible. (2) It's possible, but it's not worth doing. (3) I said it was a good idea all along.
Arthur C. Clarke
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Frances Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 - 29 October 1924) was an English–American playwright and author. She is best known for her children's stories, including The Secret Garden , A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy.

See also: The Secret Garden (1993 film)

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The Secret Garden (1909)

  • You and me are a good bit alike. We're neither of us good lookin', and we're both as sour as we look.
    • Ben
  • And this, my lovely child, is your garden.
    • Archie
  • You can't marry this Archibald. He's a gloomy, miserable cripple that hides himself away in that horrible house. You've said it yourself, you can't believe you love him and neither can I!
    • Rose


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