Quotation by E.M. Forster

Pan had been amongst them—not the great god Pan, who has been buried these two thousand years, but the little god Pan, who presides over social contretemps and unsuccessful picnics.
E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879–1970), British novelist, essayist. A Room with a View, pt. I, ch. 7 (1908).
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