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Adela Florence Nicolson

Adela Florence Nicolson
Born (1865-04-09)9 April 1865
Stoke Bishop,
Gloucestershire
Died 4 October 1904(1904-10-04) (aged 39)
Madras
Occupation Poet
Spouse(s) Malcolm Hassels Nicolson
Parent(s) Arthur Cory (father),
Fanny Elizabeth Griffin (mother)

Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire.
Pale hands I loved beside the Shalimar, where are you now? Who lies beneath your spell?
Adela Florence Nicolson
Less than the dust beneath thy chariot wheel, less than the weed that grows beside thy door.
Adela Florence Nicolson
Men should be judged not by their tint of skin, the gods they serve, the vintage they drink, nor by the way they fight, or love, or sin, but by the quality of the thought they think.
Adela Florence Nicolson
I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came, and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name.
Adela Florence Nicolson