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Quotation by Frances Partridge
It is a purely relative matter where one draws the plimsoll- line of condemnation, and ... if you find the whole of humanity falls below it you have simply made a mistake and drawn it too high. And are probably below it yourself.
Frances Partridge (b. 1900), British translator, author. entry, Sept. 3, 1959. Julia, ch. 17 (1983).
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