‘Scotland! a queer country that, your honour!’ ‘So it is,’ said I; ‘a queerer country I never saw in all my life.’ ‘And a queer set of people, your honour.’ ‘So they are,’ said I; ‘a queerer set of people than the Scotch you would scarcely see in a summer’s day.’
A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug.
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|Birth:||5th July, 1803|
|Death:||26th July, 1881|
George Henry Borrow was born in East Dereham, Norfolk, England. He was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his experiences traveling around Europe. He studied law, but languages and literature became his main interests. His best known books are The Bible in Spain. He wrote several books include: Lavengro(novel), The Romany Rye(novel),Isopel Berners(novel), Wild Wales, The Zincali, Romano Lavo-Lil, and The Pocket George Borrow.
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