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Born: January 31, 1893

Died: May 9, 1993 (aged 100)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Dame Freya Madeline Stark, Mrs Perowne, DBE was a British explorer and travel writer. She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan, as well as several autobiographic works and essays. She was one of the first non-Arabians to travel through the southern Arabian deserts.

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Thou mayest as well expect to grow stronger by always eating as wiser by always reading. Too much overcharges Nature, and turns more into disease than nourishment. 'Tis thought and digestion which makes books serviceable, and give health and vigor to the mind.

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