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D. H. Lawrence Quotes: The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.
         

The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.


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The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.
         





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