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[…] Letizia Alvarez de Toledo a observé que cette vaste Bibliothèque était inutile : il suffirait en dernier ressort d’un seul volume, de format ordinaire, imprimé en corps neuf ou en corps dix, et comprenant un nombre infini de feuilles infiniment minces. page suivante >
(Borges, « la Bibliothèque de Babel »)

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