Francis Palgrave Quote

We must give it up, that speechless past; whether fact or chronology, doctrine or mythology; whether in Europe, Asia, Africa, or America; at Thebes or Palenque, on Lycian shore or Salisbury Plain: lost is lost, gone is gone forever.


The History of Normandy and of England (Volume 1), Book I, Chapter III (p. 470)

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