Gustave Flaubert Quote

It is splendid to be a great writer, to put men into the frying pan of your words and make them pop like chestnuts.


letter to Louise Colet, 3 November 1851, in Letters of Gustave Flaubert (1980) vol. 1 (translated by F. Steegmuller)

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It is splendid to be a great writer, to put men into the frying pan of your words and make them pop like chestnuts.

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It is splendid to be a great writer, to put men into the frying pan of your words and make them pop like chestnuts.

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It is splendid to be a great writer, to put men into the frying pan of your words and make them pop like chestnuts.

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It is splendid to be a great writer, to put men into the frying pan of your words and make them pop like chestnuts.