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Quotation by Willa Cather
A work-room should be like an old shoe; no matter how shabby, it's better than a new one.
Willa Cather (1873–1947), U.S. novelist. Godfrey St. Peter, in The Professor's House, book I, ch. IV (1925).
The protagonist explains his fondness for a worn-out study in an old house.
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