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Quotation by Margaret Oliphant
As for pictures and museums, that don't trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you've always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke.
Margaret Oliphant (1828–1897), British novelist, historian. Clarence Copperhead, in Phoebe, Junior, ch. 26 (1876).
The fifth of Chronicles of Carlingford.
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