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No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being essentially, it takes over your spirit. It drags it out from where it would hide.

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Sylvia Ashton-Warner

Sylvia Constance Ashton-Warner MBE was a New Zealand writer, poet and educator.

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