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Quotation by D.H. Lawrence
I like Australia less and less. The hateful newness, the democratic conceit, every man a little pope of perfection.
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British author. Letter, May 28, 1922. The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, vol. 4, eds. James T. Boulton, E. Mansfield, and W. Roberts (1987).
Later, after leaving Australia, Lawrence was to write, "Still I haven't extricated all of me out of Australia. In one part of myself I came to love it—really to love it, Australia."
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