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Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
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mother tongue

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  1. The language one first learnt; the language one grew up with.
  2. The language spoken by one’s ancestors.

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