Quotation by Dorothy L. Sayers

The Celt is quarrelsome; he prides himself that with him it is a word and a blow. He broods upon the memory of ancient wrongs in a way that to the Englishman is incomprehensible; if the English were Irish by temperament they would still be roused to fury by the name of the Battle of Hastings, instead of summing it up philosophically as "1066 and all that."
Dorothy L. Sayers (1893–1957), British mystery writer, theologian. "The Other Six Deadly Sins," Christian Letters to a Post-Christian World, Eerdmans (1969).
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