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Quotation by Alfred Döblin
The cities are the principal home and seat of the human group. They are the coral colony for Man, the collective being.
Alfred Döblin (1878–1957), German-Jewish novelist, physician. Trans. by David Dollenmayer. "The Spirit of the Naturalistic Age," 1924, Works on Aesthetics, Poetics and Literature, ed. Erich Kleinschmidt (1989).
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