A New England Girlhood

A New England Girlhood
Beverly, MA

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A New England Girlhood by Lucy Larcom

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A New England Girlhood
Beverly, MA

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This autobiography of a New England girl is told in a sincere and beautiful way. It gives the picture of the New England village life as seen through the eyes of an imaginative, poetic girl. One feels drawn to the simplicity and goodness of the people through the description of their home life.

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nfidences with those whom they think they can trust; it is one of the most charming traits of a simple,
earnest-hearted girlhood, and they are the happiest women who never lose it entirely.

I should like far better to listen to my girlreaders' thoughts about life and themselves than to be writing out my own
experiences. It is to my disadvantage that the confidences, in this case, must all be on one side. But I have known so
many girls so well in my relation to them of schoolmate,
workmate, and teacher, I feel sure of a fair share of their sympathy and attention.

It is hardly possible for an author to write anything sincerely without making it something of an autobiography. Friends can always read a personal history, or guess at it, between the lines. So I sometimes think I have already written mine, in my verses. In them, I have found the most natural and free
expression of myself. They have seemed to set my life to music for me, a life that has always had to be occupied with man

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