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Quotation by Henry Miller
Until it is kindled by a spirit as flamingly alive as the one which gave it birth a book is dead to us. Words divested of their magic are but dead hieroglyphs.
Henry Miller (1891–1980), U.S. author. The Books in My Life, ch. 7 (1951).
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