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Quotation by Charles Baudelaire
Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of horrors.... I cannot understand how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust.
Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), French poet, critic. My Heart Laid Bare, LIX (1887).
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