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Quotation by Mary
God grant we may not have a European war thrust upon us, and for such a stupid reason too, no I don't mean stupid, but to have to go to war on account of tiresome Servia beggars belief.
Mary (1867–1953), British wife of George V, Queen Consort of Great Britain. Letter, July 28, 1914, to her aunt, Princess Augusta, Grand-Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Germany).
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