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I have lived so long among people who do not understand me, been so long accustomed to refrain and disguise myself for fear of being laughed at, that I have grown as difficult to come at as a snail in a shell; and what is worse, I cannot come out of my shell when I wish it.

Jane Welsh Carlyle

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Author Profession: Writer
Nationality: Scottish
Born: January 14, 1801
Died: April 21, 1866

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