Sport inevitably creates deadness of feeling. No one could take pleasure in it who was sensitive to suffering; and therefore its pursuit by women is much more to be regretted than its pursuit by men, because women pursue much more violently and recklessly what they pursue at all.
—Ouida (Maria Louise Rame)
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- Humphrey Carpenter English Children’s Books Writer
- C. S. Lewis Irish-born Author, Scholar
- J. K. Rowling English Novelist
- Isaac Asimov American Novelist, Critic, Popular Scientist
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- Mary Wollstonecraft English Writer, Feminist
- Rudyard Kipling British Children’s Books Writer
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