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Quotation by James Boswell
I went to my father's at night. He spoke of poor John [Boswell's brother] with disgust. I was shocked and said, "He's your son, and God made him." He answered very harshly, "If my sons are idiots, can I help it?"
James Boswell (1740–1795), Scottish author. Laird of Auchinleck, August 7, 1782, p. 467, McGraw-Hill (1977).
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