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Emily Chubbuck Judson

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Emily Chubbuck Judson was born in Eaton, New York, in 1817. She published much of her work under the pseudonym Fanny Forester. Some of Judson’s books include An Olio of Domestic Verses (1852) and Charles Linn, or, How to Observe the Golden Rule: with Other Stories (1841). Judson died in 1854.

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Thy brow is girt, thy robe with gems inwove;
    And palaces of frost-work, on the eye,
    Flash out, and gleam in every gorgeous dye,
The pencil, dipped in glorious things above,
    Can bring to earth. Oh, thou art passing fair!
But cold and cheerless as the heart of death,
Without