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Adelaide Anne Procter

Undated portrait by Emma Gaggiotti Richards
Born (1825-10-30)30 October 1825
London, England, United Kingdom
Died 2 February 1864(1864-02-02) (aged 38)
London,[1] United Kingdom
Occupation Poet, philanthropist

No star is ever lost we once have seen, we always may be what we might have been.
Adelaide Anne Procter
I do not ask, O Lord, that life may be a pleasant road.
We always may be what we might have been.
Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease, and my fingers wandered idly over the noisy keys. It seemed the harmonious echo from our discordant life.
Adelaide Anne Procter
Joy is like restless day; but peace divine like quiet night; Lead me, O Lord, till perfect Day shall shine through Peace to Light.
Adelaide Anne Procter
Dreams grow holy put in action.
The men are much alarmed by certain speculations about women; and well they may be, for when the horse and ass begin to think and argue, adieu to riding and driving.
Adelaide Anne Procter