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Quotation by Charles Baudelaire
On the day when a young writer corrects his first proof-sheet he is as proud as a schoolboy who has just got his first dose of pox.
Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), French poet. My Heart Laid Bare (written c. 1865), publ. in Intimate Journals, sct. 71 (1887), trans. by Christopher Isherwood (1930), rev. by Don Bachardy (1989).
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