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A child too, can never grasp the fact that the same mother who cooks so well, is so concerned about his cough, and helps so kindly with his homework, in some circumstance has no more feeling than a wall of his hidden inner world.
If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends – you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.
|Birth:||28th July, 1874|
|Death:||22nd August, 1942|
Alice Duer Miller was an American writer and poet. Alice Duer was born in New York City. She was the daughter of James Gore King Duer and Elizabeth Wilson Meads. She entered Barnard College in 1895 studying mathematics and astronomy. She helped to pay for her studies by selling novels and short essays. She and her sister Caroline King Duer published a joint book of poems. Alice graduated in June 1899. As a novelist, she scored her first real success with Come Out of the Kitchen in 1916. The story was made into a play and later the 1948 film Spring in Park Lane. In 1940, she wrote the verse novel The White Cliffs.
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