Alcott on accepting critique advice

by on 02/04/04 at 1:08 pm

So, with Spartan firmness, the young authoress laid her first-born on her table, and chopped it up as ruthlessly as any ogre. In the hope of pleasing every one, she took every one’s advice; and, like the old man and his donkey in the fable, suited nobody. –Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

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