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[Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace]
He wrote, but this one burned!
He built, but this one destroyed.
[I. Repin. Museum]
He created, but this one trampled.
But the malice of the German monster is futile:
The genius of the Russian people is immortal.
222 × 82 cm (87 7/16 × 32 5/16 in.)
Gift of the USSR Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries
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