The Common Reader: Sourcing Quotes on the Internet

Standard

“Language is wine upon the lips.”

-Virginia Woolf, quoted herehere, here, here, and referenced here.

Except: the source of this quote is not immediately clear. And a bit of digging shows you that this quote is lifted from a more interesting, subtle, and stylized context.

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