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Sigmund Freud Quotes: A piece of creative writing, like a day-dream, is a continuation of, and a substitute for, what was once the play of childhood.
         

A piece of creative writing, like a day-dream, is a continuation of, and a substitute for, what was once the play of childhood.


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