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Quotation by Katharine Fullerton Gerould
The very notion of tabu is one of the rightest notions in the world. Better any old tabu than none, for a man cannot be said to be "on the side of the stars" at all, unless he makes refusals.
Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944), U.S. author. Modes and Morals, ch. 7 (1920).
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