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Quotation by D.H. Lawrence
Germany is a queer country: one can't regard it dispassionately. I alternate between hating it thoroughly, stick, stock and stone, and yearning over it fit to break my heart. I can't help feeling it a young and adorable country—adolescent—with the faults of adolescence.
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British author. letter, Aug. 22, 1914, to poet Amy Lowell. The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, vol. 2, eds. George J. Zytaruk and James T. Boulton (1981).
England had declared war on Germany on Aug. 4, 1914.
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