"You teach us how to behave in the world," Severn told her audience.
Severn Cullis-Suzuki concluded her speech with a maxim that rejected the empty promises of the world's adults.
Recall a speech made 20 years ago at the World Economic Summit in Rio by a 12-year-old girl, Severn Cullis-Suzuki.
She had taken up a brush from the dressing-table and loosened Mrs. Severn's hair.
"We are going to Severn Corners—my husband and I," said the woman, smiling.
The cathedral overlooks the Severn, its precincts being almost bounded by the river-bank.
I think you all mean us kindly, and we are thankful for this lift to Severn Corners.
Anna suspected indecision, but neither Mrs. Severn's face nor the poise of her figure betrayed any.
Then with a flirt of her sail we bade them good-bye and ran for the mouth of the Severn.
At last in 1821 he set out, accompanied by his friend Severn, on that journey to Italy from which he never returned.