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Vita Sackville-West
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Born in Knole, Kent
Born on 9th of March 1892
Died on 2nd of June 1962

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Born 1892. Died 1962 - English poet and novelist.

Wrote novels and plays as a child. Collection of poems Poems of West and East (1917) were her first publication. Followed by a novel Heritage (1919) and Orchard and Vineyard (1921). Passenger to Teheran (1926) records her time in Persia. Keen gardener at her home in Sissinghurst, Kent. Wrote a weekly gardening column.

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Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals - George Orwell
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