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E. M. Forster
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Engrave this Quote Another distinguished critic has agreed with Gide--that old lady in the anecdote who was accused by her niece of being illogical. For some time she could not be brought to understand what logic was, and when she grasped its true nature she was not so much angry as contemptuous. 'Logic! Good gracious! What rubbish!' she exclaimed. 'How can I tell what I think till I see what I say?' Her nieces, educated young women, thought that she was pass
-E. M. Forster, Aspects of the Novel (from Chapter V: The Plot), 1927 Tell a Friend


 


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