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History never repeats itself, but the Kaleidoscopic combinations of the pictured present often seem to be constructed of the broken fragments of antique legends.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) American writer [pseud. of Samuel Clemens]
The Gilded Age: A Tale of To-Day, ch. 47 (1874) [with Charles Dudley Warner]
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Probably the source of the Twain misquote "History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes" (which does not appear prior to 1970).

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I was promised on a time
To have reason for my rhyme;
From that time unto this season,
I received nor rhyme nor reason.

Edmund Spenser (c. 1552-1599) English poet
“Lines on His Promised Pension”
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