I never knew what Beatrix Potter looked like. I was happy to find this picture.

She seems like someone I would have had as a friend. tumblr_m230vh8E701rnseozo1_1280

Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservation is best known for her imaginative children’s books featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit which celebrated the British landscape and country life.

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“Benjamin, on the contrary, was perfectly at home, and ate a lettuce leaf. He said that he was in the habit of coming to the garden with his father to get lettuces for their Sunday dinner. 

The lettuces certainly were very fine.”

(http://www.gutenberg.org/files/14407/14407-h/14407-h.htm)

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