The Other Livvy

#168: Faded glory

‘We had heard them, sometimes standing in the rain almost out of earshot, so that only the shouted words came through, and had read them on proclamations that were slapped up by billposters over other proclamations, now for a long time, and I had seen nothing sacred, and the things that were glorious had no glory.’
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

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