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    Travelling is the ruin of all happiness! There’s no looking at a building here after seeing Italy.
    Fanny Burney (1752–1840)

    here in hell
    We’re drinking tea from a Grecian Urn long after
    Your Paphian Fanny let tubercles quell
    Ethereal passion: I know it by your laughter!
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    The laws of custom make our [returning a visit] necessary. O how I hate this vile custom which obliges us to make slaves of ourselves! to sell the most precious property we boast, our time;—and to sacrifice it to every prattling impertinent who chooses to demand it!
    —Frances Burney (1752–1840)