Quotation by Henry Brooks Adams

The Virgin filled so enormous a space in the life and thought of the time that one stands now helpless before the mass of testimony to her direct action and constant presence in every moment and form of the illusion which men thought they thought their existence.
Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918), U.S. historian. Mont Saint-Michel and Chartres, p. 573, Library of America (1983).
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