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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
He does not go to the dictionary, the word-book, but to the word-manufactory itself, and has made endless work for the lexicographers.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Thomas Carlyle and His Works" (1847), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 325, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
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