The Time of the Assassins: a Study of Rimbaud

by Henry Miller
United States
26 Dec 1891 // 7 Jun 1980
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We live entirely in the past, nourished by dead thoughts, dead creeds, dead sciences. And it is the past which is engulfing us, not the future. The future always has and always will belong to - the poet.

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The Time of the Assassins: a Study of Rimbaud

Henry Miller

 

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