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William Norman Ewer
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Quoted in The Week-End Book (1924). Cecil Browne responded in 1924 as follows: ‘‘But not so odd / As those who choose / A Jewish God / Yet spurn the Jews.’’
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Bio: William Norman Ewer was a British journalist, remembered mostly now for a few lines of verse. He was known as William or Norman, and by the nickname Trilby. He was prominent writing on foreign affairs for the London Daily Herald. It is now increasingly well established that he spied for the Soviet Union during the 1920s.

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