(the idea of proust inspecting baby vultures)

“This was all that I had been able to make out, apart from a sharply defined nose (a rare thing in a child) in a thin face, which recalled the beaks of baby vultures.”

(Proust, The Captive, trans. C. K. Scott Moncrieff & Terence Kilmartin, pp.135–136)

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