Quotation by Willa Cather

Hats have never at all been one of the vexing problems of my life, but, indifferent as I am, these render me speechless. I should think a well-taught and tasteful American milliner would go mad in England, and eventually hang herself with bolts of green and scarlet ribbon—the favorite colour combination in Liverpool.
Willa Cather (1876–1947), U.S. novelist. Willa Cather in Europe, ch. 1 (1956).

Written on July 2, 1902.
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