“Language is like a cracked kettle on which we beat out tunes for bears to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity.”
- Gustave Flaubert
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reminded me of this song, particularly the last stanza.
Thanks for the link, Carmine Monoxide.
What a line!
F–k, yes, what a line. I’m going to steal it. Thanks.
Hey Rustum! It’s good to see your face
[...] [stolen from Peony Moon] [...]
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