Happy Birthday, Sarah Orne Jewett!

Sarah Orne Jewett ( author of The Country of the Pointed Firs) was born on 3 September 1849:

The writer in 1894

The writer in 1894. “Tact is after all a kind of mind-reading.”


7 thoughts on “Happy Birthday, Sarah Orne Jewett!

  1. I hadn’t thought of tact that way until I read the above quote. She is so right. I have seen photos of her home in Maine, preserved the way it was when she lived there. Pretty austere by our standards but peaceful nevertheless.


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