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'Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.'

'I don't think I am any good. If I thought I was any good, I wouldn't be.'

'Now if the harvest is over, And the world cold, Give me the bonus of laughter, As I lose hold'

'Bournemouth is one of the few English towns that one can safely call 'her''

Born in Camden, London
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Boldness is a mask for fear, however great. - John Dryden
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The English Restoration - Charles II lands on British Soil - 1660, HMS Pinafore Opens - 1878, Celtic win the European Cup - 1967, Tubular Bells released - 1973, Star Wars Opens - 1977, HMS Coventry Sunk - 1982
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