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Vita Sackville-West (1892 - 1962)
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Born 9th. March 1892, in Knole Castle, Kent, England; died 2nd. June 1962, at Sissinghurst Castle, Kent.
British poet, novelist, and biographer.

Full name: Victoria Mary Sackville-West

She was the only child of the third Baron Sackville and Lady Victoria Sackville.

Her ancestral home was Knole Castle which was originally a gift from Queen Elizabeth I to her forebear Thomas Sackville. Vita Sackville-West is the model for Virginia Woolf's Orlando which uses the ancestral background. ..
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A flowerless room is a soulless room, to my way of thinking; but even on solitary little vase of a living flower may redeem it.
- Vita Sackville-West
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