Susanna Moodie

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Susanna Moodie

Susanna Moodie (born Strickland; 6 December 18038 April 1885) was an English-born Canadian author/poet who wrote about her experiences as a settler in Canada, which was a British colony at the time.


  • Oh ye! who all life's energies combine
    The fadeless laurel round your brows to twine,
    Pause but one moment in your brief career,
    Nor seek for glory in a mortal sphere.
    • From her poem Fame in Enthusiasm and Other Poems Smith, Elder and Co London 1831

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