Quotation by D.H. Lawrence

The spirit of the place is a strange thing. Our mechanical age tries to override it. But it does not succeed. In the end the strange, sinister spirit of the place, so diverse and adverse in differing places, will smash our mechanical oneness into smithereens.
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British author. Originally published by T. Seltzer (1921). Sea and Sardinia, ch. 3, Doubleday Anchor (1954).
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