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“Occasions When the Intellect Retires Gracefully”

There are occasions when the intellect retires gracefully from a situation entirely behind its decorous control and leaves all the other complicated machinery of the mind to muddle through on its own.

Margery Allingham, 1934

From the book Dancers In Mourning

© 1934 Doubleday and Company, Inc.

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