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Quotation by Charles Baudelaire
The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep.
Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), French poet. My Heart Laid Bare, sect. 116 (written c. 1865), published in Intimate Journals (1887), trans. by Christopher Isherwood (1930), revised by Don Bachardy (1989).
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