John Aubrey,

John Aubrey,

was an English antiquary and writer, best known as the author of the collection of short biographical pieces usually referred to as Brief Lives and as the discoverer of the Aubrey holes in Stonehenge.
He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men.More John Aubrey, quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He [William Harvey] did not care for chymistrey, and was wont to speake against them with an undervalue.More John Aubrey, quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How these curiosities would be quite forgot, did not such idle fellowes as I put them down.More John Aubrey, quotes [07/11/2011 07:07:56]
Box about: 'twill come to my father anon.More John Aubrey, quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men.More John Aubrey, quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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