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Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses.

 
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Robert Burton
Robert Burton
  • Born: February 8, 1577
  • Died: January 25, 1640
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Writer

Robert Burton was an English scholar at Oxford University, best known for the classic The Anatomy of Melancholy. He was also the incumbent of St Thomas the Martyr, Oxford, and of Seagrave in Leicestershire.

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