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The central Anatolian plain
    —   how beautiful that sounded, and sounds still.

ex O. R. Gurney, The Hittites (Penguin, 1966); long ago removed from my copy, and hung on one workroom wall or another, over the years.

Increasingly, language is caption.
—   George Steiner, ex his review of Alberto Manguel’s A History of Reading, in The New Yorker (March 17, 1997)

7 June 2012