When her mind was discomposed…

a book was the opiate that lulled it to repose.

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— such is my idea of happiness

A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor — such…