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Quotation by James Joyce
MUpon my word it makes my blood boil to hear anyone compare Aristotle with Plato. MWhich of the two, Stephen asked, would have banished me from his commonwealth?
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. Ulysses, ch. 9, "Scylla and Charybdis," The Corrected Text, ed. Hans Walter Gabler, Random House (1986).
Stephen Dedalus questions John Eglinton in the "Library" chapter of Ulysses.
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