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Quotation by Johan Huizinga
But one sound always rose above the clamor of busy life and, no matter how much of a tintinnabulation, was never confused and, for a moment lifted everything into an ordered sphere: that of the bells.
Johan Huizinga (1872–1945), Dutch historian. The Autumn of the Middle Ages, ch. 1 (1921, trans. 1995).
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