A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32

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A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32

I think Catherine may not have had anything specific in mind as to what she wants to see happen in history. She looks at history as something far bigger than she is which can not always be...

Latest answer posted June 9, 2007, 7:32 am (UTC)

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A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32

The journal starts when Catherine is "13 years, 6 months, 29 days" old and living in New Hampshire in the Northeast sector of the United States. According to her statement to the recipient of the...

Latest answer posted May 30, 2013, 10:34 pm (UTC)

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A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32

These chapters cover the period between December 1830 and March 1832 in Catherine's life. Significant events include "breaking out day" - the first spring day when the weather is mellow enough for...

Latest answer posted June 10, 2007, 3:45 pm (UTC)

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A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32

I do not actually have the book in front of me, but I believe the quote is a variation of the sentiment that one never fully appreciates something until one is about to lose it. The speaker is...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2009, 6:37 am (UTC)

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