William H. Wharton Quote
Chapter 1, The Overworld - Quotes and text from the Dying Earth novels
Poor Relations. - Last Essays of Elia (1833)
“I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself.
A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough
without ever having felt sorry for itself.”
―David Herbert Lawrence
Self-Pity (1929). Also in: The complete poems of D. H. Lawrence (1971 edition)
William H. Wharton
Born: April 27, 1802
Died: March 14, 1839 (aged 36)
Bio: William Harris Wharton was an early colonist, political leader, diplomat, Senator and orator in Texas.