• Boyd Letters

Boyd126

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though they’re unaware of it.
But I mustn’t go on about
Orangism, though myone of
my grandfathers was a Past
Pasterof his Lodge and Ihad
an oleograph of Disraeli, Earl
of Beaconsfield, hanging in his
kitchen.He Who Disraeli
was my grandfather heneither
knew nor cared: he was
that kind of a man, ignorant
as the dawn, as Yeats
says somewhere. He never
read a book in his lief
and found the news paper hard
going

Boyd126
Subject: 
John Boyd
Coverage: 
19 Jan
Keywords: 
Orangism, Yeats
Citation: 
Linen Hall Library, "Boyd126", Northern Ireland Literary Archive, accessed Tue, 05/18/2021 - 23:38, https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/boyd126