Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence, which has for over one hundred years been devoted to the radiant ideals of goodness and justice.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. Gaev in The Cherry Orchard, act 1.

The verbose Gaev spouts this rambling speech in a comic mode.
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