Quotation by Charles Baudelaire

Hugo, like a priest, always has his head bowed—bowed so low that he can see nothing except his own navel.
Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), French poet. "Squibs," sect. 22, Intimate Journals (1887), trans. by Christopher Isherwood (1930), revised by Don Bachardy (1989).

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