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Quotation by Elizabeth Bowen
Through the particular, in wartime, I felt the high-voltage current of the general pass.
Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973), British novelist, story writer, essayist, and memoirist; born in Ireland. As quoted in Elizabeth Bowen, ch. 8, by Victoria Glendinning (1979).
Written during the 1940s, about having lived in London during World War II.
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