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Gustave Flaubert

“How wonderful to find in living creatures the same substance as those which make up minerals. Nevertheless they felt a sort of humiliation at the idea that their persons contained phosphorous like matches, albumen like white of egg, hydrogen gas like street lamps.”


Gustave Flaubert, Bouvard and Pecuchet
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Bouvard and Pecuchet Bouvard and Pecuchet by Gustave Flaubert
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