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    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)

    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)