The Curse Of The Wise Woman Quotes.

1. "I have lived to see that being seventeen is no protection against becoming seventy, but to know this needs the experience of a lifetime, for no imagination copes with it."
- Lord Dunsany, The Curse Of The Wise Woman

2. "It has always struck me that one of the readiest ways of estimating a country's regard for law is to notice what arms the officers of the law are carrying: in England it is little batons, in France swords, in many countries revolvers, and in Russia the police used to have artillery."
- Lord Dunsany, The Curse Of The Wise Woman

3. "I should have shouted "No" and left him. "But at least" said Satan in the deeps of my mind, "know what the temptation is before you do anything hastily."
- Lord Dunsany, The Curse Of The Wise Woman

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