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Sarah Josepha Hale

(1788—1879)


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(1788–1879),

is celebrated as the author of “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” published in Poems for Our Children (1830). In addition to her work in behalf of child welfare, feminine education, and other humanitarian movements, she edited Godey's Lady's Book (1837–77), and wrote many works typical of Victorian feminine productions.

Subjects: Literature.


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