Lucy Larcom Quote: “The first real unhappiness I remember…”

The first real unhappiness I remember to have felt was when some one told me, one day, that I did not love God. I insisted, almost tearfully, that I did; but I was told that if I did truly love Him I should always be good. I knew I was not that, and the feeling of sudden orphanage came over me like a bewildering cloud.

Lucy Larcom


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Name: Lucy Larcom
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: March 5, 1824
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