The burden of work and worry that Rhodes bore in the years 1887 and 1888 was a crushing one. Nor was it lightened by the fact that he refused to sit at a desk for more than a few minutes at a time, that he was given to scribbling telegrams on the backs of old envelopes and, in his choice of secretaries, to putting personality before proficiency.
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