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Robert Burton
(1577-1640) born on
Feb 08
English scholar, writer, clergyman. His "Anatomy of Melancholy" was considered a masterpiece of style and valuable index to philosophers of the time.
         
   
F
What is a ship but a prison?

R
If there is a hell upon earth, it is to be found in a melancholy man's heart.
A
The devil is the author of confusion.
N
Be not solitary, be not idle.
K
Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: 'The Anatomy of Melancholy' [The thought was elaborated by Samuel Johnson; see below.]
R: Anatomy of Melancholy," Pt. I
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: 'The Anatomy of Melancholy', the closing words
K:
   


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