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Amelila B. Edwards

  • ... of all the trees that have ever been cultivated by man, the genealogical tree is the driest. It is one, we may be sure, that had no place in the garden of Eden. Its root is in the grave; its produce mere Dead Sea fruit ...

  • His anger will not fall upon you, but upon your legal adviser. And I am not afraid that he will eat me. Lawyers are indigestible.

  • Every reformation ruins somebody.

  • ... between prosperity and adversity there can be little real fellowship.

  • ... the world is terribly apt to take people at their own valuation ...

  • It is so easy to believe in pleasant impossibilities.

  • The camel has his virtues — so much at least must be admitted; but they do not lie upon the surface.

  • Irreproachable as a beast of burden, he is open to many objections as a steed. It is unpleasant, in the first place, to ride an animal which not only objects to being ridden, but cherishes a strong personal antipathy to his rider.

Amelila B. Edwards, English traveler, writer

(1831 - 1892)

Full name: Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards.