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    For us in Russia, communism is a dead dog, while, for many people in the West, it is still a living lion.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)

    An Austrian army, awfully array’d,
    Boldly by battery besiege Belgrade;
    Cossack commanders cannonading come,
    Deal devastation’s dire destructive doom;
    —Alaric Alexander Watts (1797–1864)

    Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation’s heart, the excision of its memory.
    —Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)