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I saw the desert, it grew upon me. There are times, when I have sorrows, that I hunger and thirst for it...
People of delicate health, selfish dispositions, and coarse minds, can always bear the sufferings of others placidly.
All the salt of Turkish life consists of politics and official intrigue.
Where I have seen good I shall speak of it with pleasure, and where I have seen the reverse, I shall try to be silent; for a book is meant to give pleasure, and pain that is inflicted in black and white lasts for ever.
He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool -- shun him.
He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple -- teach him.
I must just think aloud, so as not to keep the public waiting.
Without any cant, does not Providence provide wonderfully for us?
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Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
March 20, 1831
March 22, 1896
Isabel, Lady Burton née Isabel Arundell was the wife and partner of explorer, adventurer, and writer Sir Richard Francis Burton.
The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton
The Life Of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton (1893)
The life of Captain Sir Richd. F. Burton (1893)
The passion-play at Ober-Ammergau
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