Marguerite Yourcenar Quote

The founding of libraries was like constructing more public granaries, amassing reserves against a spiritual winter which by certain signs, in spite of myself, I see ahead…


Hadrian's Memoirs (ed. 1957)

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The founding of libraries was like constructing more public granaries, amassing reserves against a spiritual winter which by certain signs, in spite...

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The founding of libraries was like constructing more public granaries, amassing reserves against a spiritual winter which by certain signs, in spite...

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The founding of libraries was like constructing more public granaries, amassing reserves against a spiritual winter which by certain signs, in spite...

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The founding of libraries was like constructing more public granaries, amassing reserves against a spiritual winter which by certain signs, in spite...