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Sunday, September 14, 2008
The Spring of 1940
With news that Lehman Brothers hangs on the brink of bankruptcy, one is reminded of the words of novelist Graham Greene in The End of the Affair. Writing (with the benefit of hindsight, in 1950), of the Spring of 1940, he wrote:
the spring like a corpse was sweet with the smell of doom.