General Malaise

The sort only the genius possess and the insane lament

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But you know as I, patriotism is a word; and one that generally comes to mean ‘whither my country right or wrong,’ which is infamous or ‘my country is always right,’ which is imebcile.
Patrick O’Brian in Master and Commander (1970)

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