Quotation by George Bernard Shaw

Your wits can't thicken in that soft moist air, on those white springy roads, in those misty rushes and brown bogs, on those hillsides of granite rocks and magenta heather. You've no such colours in the sky, no such lure in the distances, no such sadness in the evenings. Oh the dreaming! the dreaming! the torturing, heart-scalding, never satisfying dreaming, dreaming, dreaming, dreaming!
George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. Larry Doyle, in John Bull's Other Island, act 1.

Comparing Ireland with England.
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