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He who, having lost one ideal, refuses to give his heart and soul to another and nobler, is like a man who declines to build a house on rock because the wind and rain ruined his house on the sand.
Constance Naden

Constance Naden

Constance Caroline Woodhill Naden (24 January 1858 - 23 December 1889) was an English poet and philosopher. Born at 15 Francis Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, England to Thomas Naden, an architect, later president of the Birmingham Architectural Association, and Caroline Ann who died within two weeks of giving birth. She was brought up by her mother's parents at Pakenham House, Edgbaston, who were devout baptists and well read

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