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—Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)
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“An unlicked bear”
—Trans. by Johanna Prins.
Dutch expression meaning a boor: from the old belief that bear cubs are licked into shape by their mothers.
“The fantasies inspired by TB in the last century, by cancer now, are responses to a disease thought to be intractable and capriciousthat is, a disease not understoodin an era in which medicines central premise is that all diseases can be cured.”
—Susan Sontag (b. 1933)