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This tag should be used for questions about someone's words and its context, reasons, origin, authenticity or purpose. It can also be used for the motives behind use of somebody's words by somebody else, e.g. "why did Smith quote Jones?"

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acti se puero". A useful source might be the book from French scholar Lucien Jerphagnon, C'était mieux avant, that collects and comments exactly the kind of quotes you are looking for. Alas, I cannot …
answered May 4 '18 by Evargalo
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L’Histoire en citation mentions this quote: Donnez un verre de sang à ce cannibale : il a soif ! which I would translate as: Give a glass of blood to this cannibal: he is thirsty! It is a …
answered Oct 9 '18 by Evargalo