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Quotation by James Joyce
Amen. So be it. Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, ch. 5.
Stephen Dedalus's penultimate diary entry.
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