I have been out again on the river, rowing. I find nothing new.
I have sometimes been haunted with the idea that it was an imperative duty, knowing what I know, and having seen what I have seen, to do all that lies in my power to show the dangers and the evils of this frightful institution.
A professional who bats exactly like an amateur.- Sir Pelham Warner
The power of the sword, say the minority... is in the hands of Congress.- Tench Coxe
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.- John Ray
Power in America today is control of the means of communication.- Theodore H. White
When a man of my name is in power, he must do great things.- Napoleon III
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|Birth:||27th November, 1809|
|Death:||15th January, 1893|
Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble was born in London, UK. She was a British actress from a theatre family in the early and mid-nineteenth century. She was a well-known and popular writer, whose published works included plays, poetry, eleven volumes of memoirs, travel writing and works about the theatre. Her first appeared on the stage as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at Covent Garden Theatre in 1829. She played all the principal women's roles of the time, notably Shakespeare's Portia and Beatrice, and Lady Teazle in Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The School for Scandal. She wrote two plays, Francis the First and The Star of Seville. She wrote several books include: Records of a Girlhood, Records of Later Life, Fanny Kemble's Journals, and A Year of Consolation.
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