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Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime.

Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime.

Two great talkers will not travel far together.

Two great talkers will not travel far together.

It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true; but mischief itself is merely an attempt to escape from the dreary vacuum of idleness. ---->>>

Translation is at best an echo. ---->>>

Youth will be served, every dog has his day, and mine has been a fine one. ---->>>

Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die? ---->>>

A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug. ---->>>

I am invariably of the politics of the people at whose table I sit, or beneath whose roof I sleep. ---->>>

There are no countries in the world less known by the British than those selfsame British Islands. ---->>>

Biography

George Borrow profile (george-borrow.jpg)
Nationality: British
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace: East Dereham, Norfolk
Die: 1881
Occupation: Author
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George Henry Borrow (5 July 1803 – 26 July 1881) was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his experiences traveling around Europe. Over the course of his wanderings, he developed a close affinity with the Romani people of Europe, who figure prominently in his work. His best known books are The Bible in Spain, the autobiographical Lavengro, and The Romany Rye, about his time with the English Romanichal (gypsies) (wikipedia)