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There is perhaps one human being in a thousand who is passionately interested in his job for the job’s sake. The difference is that if that one person in a thousand is a man, we say, simply, that he is passionately keen on his job; if she is a woman, we say she is a freak.

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Source Notes: Gaudy Nights, 1936

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Dorothy Leigh Sayers (Oxford, 13 June 1893 Witham, 17 December 1957) was a British author, translator, student of classical and modern languages, and Christian humanist.

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