Captain J. G. Stedman Famous Quotes
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Captain J. G. Stedman Famous Quotes

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Such indeed is the superior longevity of the fair females of Surinam, compared to that of the males (owing chiefly, as I said, to their excesses of all sorts) that I have frequently known wives who have buried four husbands, but never met a man in this country who had survived two wives.

-- Captain J. G. Stedman
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Poetry is an art, the easiest to dabble in, but the hardest to reach true excellence.

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I have, indeed, even omitted facts, which, on account of their singularity, must in the eyes of some have appeared to border on the marvelous. But in the forests of South America such extraordinary realities are to be found, that there is assuredly no need to have recourse to fiction or the least exaggeration.

-- Captain J. G. Stedman
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I ever will profess myself the greatest friend to those whose actions best correspond with their doctrine; which, I am sorry to say, is too seldom the case amongst those nations who pretend most to civilization.

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Old England liberty -- to be robbed by the Ministry, and insulted by the populace without redress.

-- Captain J. G. Stedman
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