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Robert Burton

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Robert Burton

Robert Burton (8 February 1577 – 25 January 1640) was an English scholar.

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  • ”Be not solitary, be not idle.”[1]
Simple: Don’t be alone, and don’t be lazy.


  1. The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621). Part III. Section 4, member 2, subsection 6, Cure of Despair by Physic, Good Counsel, Comforts, etc.

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