Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. about forgetting (“The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table”, 1858) - Memory is a net; one finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook; but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking.
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Memory is a net; one finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook; but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking.
 Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858). copy citation

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