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Jackson, Helen Hunt (Maria Fiske)

Born: 1830 AD
Died: 1885 AD, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Activists, Authors, Civil Rights Leader, Poets, Social Reformer, Writers


US novelist


wrote novels "Mercy Philbrick's Choice" 1876, "Hetty's Strange History" 1877, "Ramona" 1884, critical history of government-Native American relations "A Century of Dishonor" 1881


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  • "Wounded vanity knows when it is mortally hurt; and limps off the field, piteous, all disguises thrown away. But pride carries its banner to the last; and fast as it is driven from one field unfurls it in another, never admitting that there is a shade less honor in the second field than in the first, or in the third than in the second."