What a terrifying reflection it is, by the way, that nearly all our deep love for women who are not our kindred depends—at any rate, in the first instance—upon their personal appearances. If we lost them, and found them again dreadful to look on, though otherwise they were the very same, should we still love them?
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A little while and I will be gone from among you, whither I cannot tell. From nowhere we came, into nowhere we go. What is Life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is a breath of a buffalo in the winter time. It is as the little shadow that runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
|Birth:||22nd June, 1856|
|Death:||14th May, 1925|
Sir Henry Rider Haggard, known as H. Rider Haggard was born in Bradenham, Norfolk, England. He was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre. He wrote several novels include: Dawn, The Witch's Head, King Solomon's Mines, Allan Quatermain, Ayesha, Nada the Lily, Eric Brighteyes, Jess, Cleopatra, The World's Desire, Heart of the World, and The Wizard.
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