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He brings much needed hope to the battered nation.
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After the exile: poetry and the death of culture

Who the heck is Spenser?
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And which sends out the absolute largest number of migrants?
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It would subject the most vulnerable human beings to a tyranny of the majority.
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Dear directors, why not do something really original?
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