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Quotation by Salman Rushdie
Your blasphemy, Salman, can't be forgiven.... To set your words against the Words of God.
Salman Rushdie (b. 1948), Indian–born-British author. Mahound, in The Satanic Verses, "Return to Jahilia," (1988).
speaking to Salman the Persian. Despite his crime—of pitting "his Word against mine" M Salman is spared the death-sentence.
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