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Alexis de Tocqueville
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Variant translation: When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness. - Democracy in America, Volume II (1840)

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Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.

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