History, real solemn history, I cannot be interested in…. I read it a little as a duty; but it tells me nothing that does not either vex or weary me. The quarrels of popes and kings, with wars and pestilences in every page; the men all so good for nothing, and hardly any women at all – it is very tiresome.
It is very difficult for the prosperous to be humble.
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How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book!
|Birth:||16th December, 1775|
|Death:||18th July, 1817|
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