Freya Stark Quote

This is one of the charms of the desert, that removing as it does nearly all the accessories of life, we see the thin thread of necessities on which our human existence is suspended.


Baghdad Sketches (1929)

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This is one of the charms of the desert, that removing as it does nearly all the accessories of life, we see the thin thread of necessities on which...

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This is one of the charms of the desert, that removing as it does nearly all the accessories of life, we see the thin thread of necessities on which...

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This is one of the charms of the desert, that removing as it does nearly all the accessories of life, we see the thin thread of necessities on which...

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This is one of the charms of the desert, that removing as it does nearly all the accessories of life, we see the thin thread of necessities on which...