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A. T. Fitzroy
“Abnormal — perverted — against nature — he could hear the epithets that would be hurled against him, and that he would deserve. Yes, but what had nature been about, in giving him the soul of a woman in the body of a man?”
“... greater even than his repugnance to the 'great war game' as a whole; greater even than his revolt against the senselessness of it, and the pity of it; greater than any personal physical fear of death or wounds was his fear of being sent out to inflict death or wounds on others ...”
“... perhaps these men who stand mid-way between the extremes of the two sexes are the advance-guard of a more enlightened civilization. They're despised and rejected of their fellow-men to-day. What they suffer in a world not yet ready to admit their right to existence, their right to love, no normal person can realize; but I believe that the time is not so far distant when we shall recognize in the best of our intermediate types the leaders and masters of the race.”
A. T. Fitzroy, English writer
(1890 - 1980)
Real name: Rose Laure Allatini Scott. She also wrote under the names A.T. Fitzroy, Eunice Buckley, Mrs. Cyril Scott, R. Allatini, and Rose Laure Allatini.