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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.Wyndham Lewis
Middle High German slūzzel, originally *slūttel, compare sleutel
Schlüssel m., gen. Schlüssels, pl. Schlüssel
- Schloss n.
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