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A. L. Rowse

Alfred Leslie Rowse CH FRSL FBA FRHistS (4 December 1903 – 3 October 1997), known publicly as A. L. Rowse but to friends and family as Leslie, was a British author and historian from Cornwall, England, UK

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Walking is the favorite sport of the good and wise.

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If there is any honor in all the world that I should like, it would be to be an honorary Jewish citi ...

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I do not wish to die- There is such contingent beauty in life: The open window on summer mornings Lo ...

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This filthy twentieth century. I hate its guts.

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History is a great deal closer to poetry than is generally realised: in truth, I think, it is in ess ...

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I would never wound a cat's feelings, no matter how downright aggressive I might be to humans.

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Bound as our lives are to the tyranny of time, it is through what we know of history that we are del ...

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One might regard architecture as history arrested in stone.

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A little group of thatched cottages in the middle of the village had an orchard attached; and I reme ...

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