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Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted thin
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"Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted things; and I am here introducing a short, small story of my own which appeared in The Evening News about ten months ago"

- Arthur Machen

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This quote by Arthur Machen is a reflection on the power of introductions. He is comparing his own work, a narrative that appeared in The Evening News, to the work of arts and classics of the world. He is suggesting that intros, or beginnings, are just as crucial as the excellent and ancient works of literature. He is likewise suggesting that his own work is worthy of being compared to these classics, which it must be provided the very same regard and attention. This quote is a suggestion that all stories, no matter how little or insignificant they might seem, deserve to be heard and appreciated. It is a tip that all stories, no matter their size, have the possible to be excellent.

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This quote is written / told by Arthur Machen between March 3, 1863 and December 15, 1947. He/she was a famous Author from Welsh. The author also have 6 other quotes.

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