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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
One certainly has a soul; but how it came to allow itself to be enclosed in a body is more than I can imagine. I only know if once mine gets out, I'll have a bit of a tussle before I let it get in again to that of any other.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Letter, April 11, 1817, to the poet Thomas Moore. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 5, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973-1981).
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