What we now call finance is, I hold, an intellectual perversion of what began as warm human love.
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Robert von Ranke Graves (July 24, 1895December 7, 1985) was an English scholar, poet, and novelist. During his long life, he produced more than 140 works in total. He was the son of Alfred Perceval Graves, the Anglo-Irish writer.
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