Cyril Connolly Quote

Civilization is an active deposit which is formed by the combustion of the Present with the Past. Neither in countries without a Present nor in those without a Past is it to be encountered.


The Unquiet Grave (1944)

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Civilization is an active deposit which is formed by the combustion of the Present with the Past. Neither in countries without a Present nor in those ...

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Civilization is an active deposit which is formed by the combustion of the Present with the Past. Neither in countries without a Present nor in those ...

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Civilization is an active deposit which is formed by the combustion of the Present with the Past. Neither in countries without a Present nor in those ...

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Civilization is an active deposit which is formed by the combustion of the Present with the Past. Neither in countries without a Present nor in those ...