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Experience is the pocket-compass that few think of consulting until they have lost their way.

 
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Eliza Cook
Eliza Cook
  • Born: December 24, 1818
  • Died: September 23, 1889
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Poet & Essayist

Eliza Cook was an English author and poet associated with the Chartist movement. She was a proponent of political freedom for women, and believed in the ideology of self-improvement through education, something she called "levelling up." This made her hugely popular with the working class public in both England and America.