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    If the Christ were content with humble toilers for disciples, that wasn’t good enough for our Bert. He wanted dukes’ half sisters and belted earls wiping his feet with their hair; grand apotheosis of the snob, to humiliate the objects of his own awe by making them venerate him.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    The utter helplessness of a conquered people is perhaps the most tragic feature of a civil war or any other sort of war.
    —Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835–1930)