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"Let me guess – you stayed late at your buddy's place helping him with a, quoth, poem."
"Well, you certainly managed to spoil that party for just about everybody!"
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A gorilla waits at Rue Morgue.
EDGAR ALLAN POE RETURNS A CHRISTMAS GIFT.
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"Your heart rate's good, but it shouldn't be beating under the floor like that."
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"It's really none of my business, Montresor, but are you sure you're going about this in the right way?"
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The Tell-All Heart
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The fall of Usher's house.
The pit boss and the pendulum
"Hey, no way!"
"Sometimes it's best just to brick them up into their cubicles."
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Edgar Allan Poe
"Don't miss a single word, Edgar. I am not going to dictate this poem again: once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary..."
The fall of the mouse of usher.
Edgar Allan Poe
'Nevermore.' (quote the raven, feeding pigeons)
As man reads horror fiction, tree reads pulp fiction.
'Hello, early American poetry section. Poe's raven speaking.'
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe.
"I kind of miss the pendulum."
The Telltale Heart Bypass
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"Please confine your testimony to "Yes" or "No" answers and skip the "Nevermore" stuff, OK?"
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