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In how many lives there lurks a hidden romance or a hidden terror.
The best doctrine may become the worst, if imperfectly understood, erroneously interpreted, or superstitiously followed.
The fact is remarkable, that though education in its higher degrees is popularly neglected in Siam, there is scarcely a man or woman in the empire who cannot read and write.
The night of trouble is at times so dark that the interwoven gold with which Providence relieves the woof of calamity remains undiscovered.
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You will suddenly realize that the reason you never changed before was because you didn't want to.
Robert H. Schuller
November 5, 1831
January 19, 1915
Anna Harriette Leonowens was an Anglo-Indian or Indian-born British travel writer, educator and social activist.
The English Governess at the Siamese Court (1870)
The romance of the harem (1872)
Siamese Harem Life
Life and travel in India (1884)
Our Asiatic cousins (1889)
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