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antiquity
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Candide
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  • Those who were sincere have owned to me that the poem made them fall asleep; yet it was necessary to have it in their library as a monument of antiquity, or like those rusty medals which are no longer of use in commerce.

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  • There are long passages now before us of the most despicable trash, with no merit whatever beyond that of their antiquity.
    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vol 5 of the Raven Edition)  --  http://whitewolf.newcastle.edu.au/words/authors/P/PoeEdgarAllan/prose/raven_5/oldenglishpoetry.html(retrieved 01/01/00)
  • All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age, have passed through this fiery persecution. There is no defense against reproach but obscurity...
    Joseph Addison

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