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    We can love an honest rogue, but what is more offensive than a false saint?
    Jessamyn West (1902–1984)

    To have a place full of delights and nothing but delights, which one does not have to explain and defend to people who have ideas unsympathetic to one, it is to economize the forces which keep one from ending like the wisteria, from committing the unpardonable sin of doing things with difficulty.
    —Rebecca West (1892–1983)