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Elizabeth Goudge

Elizabeth de Beauchamp Goudge FRSL (24 April 1900 – 1 April 1984) was an English author of novels, short stories and children's books as Elizabeth Goudge. She won the Carnegie Medal for British children's books in 1946 for The Little White Horse. She was a best-selling author in both the UK and the US from the 1930s through the 1970s.

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In a world where thrushes sing and willow trees are golden in the spring, boredom should have been i ...

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Nothing living should ever be treated with contempt. Whatever it is that lives, a man, a tree, or a ...

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There was a good deal to be said, Hilary decided, for middle age and infirmity. The years in which o ...

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This modern craze for putting the young in positions of authority - headmasters in their thirties, b ...

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...whatever happens I'll not be afraid again; for, when you've once pushed through the place of torm ...

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Peace ... was contingent upon a certain disposition of the soul, a disposition to receive the gift t ...

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Water, wind and birdsong were the echoes in this quiet place of a great chiming symphony that was su ...

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marriage is a very long process ...

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[Salvation] is a curious process of divine burglary. The first thing to be wrested from one by a God ...

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The lovers of life, they are children at heart always in their wonder and delight, but they do not g ...

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All the best things are seen first of all at a far distance.

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Could you understand the meaning of light if there were no darkness to point the contrast? Day and n ...

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she had long accepted the fact that happiness is like swallows in Spring. It may come and nest under ...

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All human beings have their otherness and it is that which cries out to the heart.

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The sun is still there... even if clouds drift over it. Once you have experienced the reality of sun ...

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