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  • The huge and silent shadows driving across the stars, more miles above his head than he dared to guess, were as far beyond his little Columbus as it surpassed the log canoes of paleolithic man.
  • They walked for a few metres past a beautiful model of Paris, past art-treasures from a dozen centuries grouped incongruously together, past modem calculating machines and paleolithic axes, past television receivers and Hero of Alexandra’s steam-turbine.

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  • Piedmont was a firm believer in that ancient, time-destroying remnant of the Paleolithic era, the chain of command.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Paleolithic Petroglyph (carved rock, Paleolithic, Algiers, date uncertain).
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces

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