Gustave Flaubert quote about admiration from Madame Bovary - We must not touch our idols; the gilt sticks to our fingers.
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We must not touch our idols; the gilt sticks to our fingers.
 Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary (1856). copy citation

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Author Gustave Flaubert
Source Madame Bovary
Topic admiration idols
Date 1856
Language English
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Note Translated by Eleanor Marx-Aveling
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2413/2413-h/2413-h.htm

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