It is only a plain tale of plain people told in the plain dialect of a plain old woman.
Hall, Eliza Calvert (1910). "Introduction". Sally Ann's Experience. Illustrated by G. Patrick Nelson, Theodore Brown Hapgood. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. pp. v - xii.
I've noticed that whenever a woman's willin' to be imposed upon there's always a man standin' 'round ready to do the imposin'.Eliza Calvert Hall
Patchwork? Ah, no! It was memory, imagination, history, biography, joy, sorrow, philosophy, religion, romance, realism, life, love and death; and over all, like a halo, the love of the artist for his work and the soul's longing for earthly immortality.Eliza Calvert Hall