Gertrude Atherton Quotes
''Better extirpate the whole breed, root and branch. And this, unless the German people come to their senses, is what we propose to do.''Gertrude Atherton (1857-1948), U.S. novelist. New York Times (Aug. 18, 1918). from one of a series of articles Atherton wrote to bolster the war effort. She later admitted in her autobiography, "Virulent was a weak word for those articles."
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