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Quotation by E.M. Forster
Belfast ... as uncivilised as ever—savage black mothers in houses of dark red brick, friendly manufacturers too drunk to entertain you when you arrive. It amuses me till I get tired.
E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879–1970), British novelist, essayist. Letter, May 3, 1928, to T.E. Lawrence.
From private collection.
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