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England is the paradise of women, the purgatory of men, and the hell of horses.
From the phisito & Attorney, keepe not the truth hidden.
Unto a deadly disease, neyther Phisition nor phisick wil serve.
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John Florio, known in Italian as Giovanni Florio, was a linguist and lexicographer, a royal language tutor at the Court of James I, and a possible friend and influence on William Shakespeare.
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