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Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise.

- Thomas Gray, "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College"1

Born in 1742:

Died in 1742:

Events of 1742:

1741 - 1742 - 1743

How They Were Made - 18th Century


1Thanks to mauler for supplying the quotation.

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