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A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used.Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Source: Justice OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, Towne v. Eisner, 245 U.S. 425 . · Excerpt from A Study of Poetry · This quote is about words · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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