„The true birthplace is that wherein for the first time one looks intelligently upon oneself; my first homelands have been books.“

—  Маргерит Юрсенар, книга Memoirs of Hadrian

Le véritable lieu de naissance est celui où l'on a porté pour la première fois un coup d'oeil intelligent sur soi-même: mes premières patries ont été des livres.
p. 33
Источник: Memoirs of Hadrian (1951)

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Le véritable lieu de naissance est celui où l'on a porté pour la première fois un coup d'œil intelligent sur soi-même : mes premières patries ont été des livres.

, 1951
Вариант: Le véritable lieu de naissance est celui où l'on a porté pour la première fois un coup d'oeil intelligent sur soi-même: mes premières patries ont été des livres.
Источник: Memoirs of Hadrian

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