"I thank Thee first because I was never robbed before; second, because although they took my purse they did not take my life; third, because although they took my all, it was not much; and fourth because it was I who was robbed, and not I who robbed."
by:
Matthew Henry
(1662-1714) Welsh-English nonconformist minister, author
Source:
Arnold Gingrich, Coronet, Volume 17‎ (1944), which characterizes the quote as a diary entry.
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A very Welsh attitude  iechyd da... 
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