Quotation by Sean O'Casey

What a terrible thing has happened to us all! To you there, to us here, to all everywhere. Peace who was becoming bright-eyed, now sits in the shadow of death; her handsome champion has been killed as he walked by her very side. Her gallant boy is dead. What a cruel, foul, and most unnatural murder! We mourn here with you, poor, sad American people.
Sean O'Casey (1884–1964), Irish dramatist. Letter to Mrs. Rose Russell, leader of New York City Teachers Union. New York Times (Nov. 27, 1963).

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