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John Aubrey
March 12, 1626 - June 7, 1697
Nationality: English
Category: Writer
Subcategory: English Writer

I shall take particular notice here of the third of November, both because 'tis my own birth day, and also for that I have observed some remarkable accidents to have happened thereupon.


How these curiosities would be quite forgot, did not such idle fellowes as I put them down.


If Solomon counts the day of one's death better than the day of one's birth, there can be no objection why that also may not be reckoned amongst one's remarkable and happy days.


I have been in danger of being drowned twice.


The silver Thames takes some part of this county in its journey to Oxford.


The astrologers and historians write that the ascendant as of Oxford is Capricornus, whose lord is Saturn, a religious planet, and patron of religious men.


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