„Are the days of winter sunshine just as sad for you, too? When it is misty, in the evenings, and I am out walking by myself, it seems to me that the rain is falling through my heart and causing it to crumble into ruins.“

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Gustave Flaubert98
French writer (1821–1880) 1821 - 1880

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Qui pénètre mon cœur?
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