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Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov
Amidst the dust, and the falling things, and the flapping scenery, Cincinnatus made his way in that direction where, to judge by the voices, stood beings akin to him.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. Invitation to a Beheading, ch. 20 (1959).
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