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Quotation by Louis MacNeice
Some on commission, some for the love of learning, Some because they have nothing better to do Or because they hope these walls of books will deaden The drumming of the demon in their ears.
Louis MacNeice (1907–1963), British poet. "The British Museum Reading Room," l. 4-7, Plant and Phantom (1941).
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