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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)

    When young people are too rigidly sequestered from [the world], their lively and romantic imaginations paint it to them as a paradise of which they have been beguiled; but when they are shown it properly, and in due time, they see it such as it really is, equally shared by pain and pleasure, hope and disappointment.
    —Frances Burney (1752–1840)