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Between prosperity and adversity there can be little real fellowship.
Love is of all stimulants the most powerful. It sharpens the wits like danger, and the memory like hatred; it spurs the will like ambition; it intoxicates like wine.
It has been aptly said that all Egypt is but the facade of an immense sepulcher.
Were I asked to define it, I should reply that archeology is that science which enables us to register and classify our knowledge of the sum of man's achievement in those arts and handicrafts whereby he has, in time past, signalized his passage from barbarism to civilization.
Of all the trees that have ever been cultivated by man, the genealogical tree is the driest. It is one, we may be sure, that had no place in the garden of Eden. Its root is in the grave; its produce mere Dead Sea fruit...
The camel has his virtues - so much at least must be admitted; but they do not lie upon the surface.
The world is terribly apt to take people at their own valuation.
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June 7, 1831
April 15, 1892
Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards, also known as Amelia B. Edwards, was an English novelist, journalist, traveller and Egyptologist.
A thousand miles up the Nile (1876)
The Phantom Coach
Monsieur Maurice (1873)
The Four-fifteen Express (1867)
A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest (1874)
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