Quotation by Lewis Carroll

"Five o'clock tea" is a phrase our "rude forefathers," even of the last generation, would scarcely have understood, so completely is it a thing of to-day; and yet, so rapid is the March of the Mind, it has already risen into a national institution, and rivals, in its universal application to all ranks and ages, and as a specific for "all the ills that flesh is heir to," the glorious Magna Charta.
Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898), British author, mathematician, clergyman. repr. In The Russian Journal and Other Selections from the Works of Lewis Carroll, E.P. Dutton (1935). The Blank Cheque, James Parker and Co. (1874).
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