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It would no doubt be very sentimental to argue - b... (A. N. Wilson)

A. N. Wilson



It would no doubt be very sentimental to argue - but I would argue it nevertheless - that the peculiar combination of joy and sadness in bell music - both of clock chimes, and of change-ringing - is very typical of England. It is of a piece with the irony in which English people habitually address one another.

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