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Quotation by Virginia Woolf
You send a boy to school in order to make friends—the right sort.
Virginia Woolf (1882–1941), British novelist. The Diary of Virginia Woolf, vol. 2, entry for Nov. 16, 1921, ed. Anne O. Bell (1978).
Woolf was here quoting the reaction of Maurice Baring and his wife to Lady Cromer sending her son to Winchester, which was not considered elite enough.
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