Jean-Paul Sartre Quote

What then did you expect when you unbound the gag that muted those black mouths? That they would chant your praises? Did you think that when those heads that our fathers had forcibly bowed down to the ground were raised again, you would find adoration in their eyes?


"Orphée Noir (Black Orpheus)" preface, Anthologie de la Nouvelle Poésie Nègre et Malgache (1948)

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What then did you expect when you unbound the gag that muted those black mouths? That they would chant your praises? Did you think that when those...

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What then did you expect when you unbound the gag that muted those black mouths? That they would chant your praises? Did you think that when those...

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What then did you expect when you unbound the gag that muted those black mouths? That they would chant your praises? Did you think that when those...

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What then did you expect when you unbound the gag that muted those black mouths? That they would chant your praises? Did you think that when those...