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date: 29 September 2022

Katherine Mansfield 1888–1923
New Zealand-born short-story writer 

  1. E. M. Forster never gets any further than warming the teapot. He's a rare fine hand at that. Feel this teapot. Is it not beautifully warm? Yes, but there ain't going to be no tea.
    diary, May 1917
  2. If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools.
    ‘Love and Mushrooms’, journal entry (1917)
  3. Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order.
    Journal (1927) 29 January 1922