Willem Elsschot  

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Maar doodslaan deed hij niet, want tussen droom en daad
staan wetten in de weg en praktische bezwaren,
en ook weemoedigheid, die niemand kan verklaren,
en die des avonds komt, wanneer men slapen gaat.
--"Het Huwelijk" (1910) by Willem Elsschot

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Alphonsus Josephus de Ridder (1882 – 1960), was a Belgian writer and poet who wrote under the pseudonym Willem Elsschot. A number of his works have been translated into English.

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