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Quotation by M.F.K. Fisher
One ... aspect of the case for World War II is that while it was still a shooting affair it taught us survivors a great deal about daily living which is valuable to us now that it is, ethically at least, a question of cold weapons and hot words.
M.F.K. Fisher (1908–1992), U.S. culinary writer and autobiographer. How to Cook a Wolf, rev. ed., Introduction to the Revised Edition (1951).
The first edition of this book had been published in 1942, when the war was still in progress.
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