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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
To use an obsolete Latin word, I might say, Ex Oriente lux; ex Oriente FRUX. From the East light; from the West fruit.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Walking" (1862), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 221, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
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