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Quotation by D.H. Lawrence
The war is dreadful. It is the business of the artist to follow it home to the heart of the individual fighters—not to talk in armies and nations and numbers—but to track it home.
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British author. letter, Nov. 18, 1914, to editor Harriet Monroe. The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, vol. 2, eds. George J. Zytaruk and James T. Boulton (1981).
Harriet Monroe had just published an issue of her magazine Poetry that featured war poems.
Surprise me with a
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