Quotes: palimpsest

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  • Russell Hoban
    Russell Hoban
    American writer 1925-
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    Language is an archeological vehicle... the language we speak is a whole palimpsest of human effort and history.
  • Pat Barker
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    The past is a palimpsest. Early memories are always obscured by accumulations of later knowledge.
    Source: The Regeneration Trilogy (1996)
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