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". . . and then I says to the guy, 'how 'bout I pop you in the nose?' and then he goes. . ."
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"I, for one, don't see how Herman Melville relates to our life style."
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Dr. Manette Sinks In His Daughter's Arms As She Tells Him The Sad News
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Ms. Bronte has a bad Eyre day.
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Keats's heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains his sense.
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'I've read every one of them.'
Markets and Marketabilityby Jane Austen
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"When we have interactive books, the first thing I'm going to do is rush Little Nell to a hospital."
"My name is Mr. Collins. I'll be teaching you English literature, and I'm armed."
A teacher sits in front of a blackboard that advertises various school subjects as being for sale.
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'I'm having my colon checked.'
'Radiology confirms that, like many other teachers of English, you do have a book in you.'
'I'd forgotten how non-textual nature could be.'
Jane Austen Powers
'Heathcliff! Oh, Heathcliff!'
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"Nothing much. Reading a book by some dead white female."
'So, in college what did you major in' - 'Business poetry.'
"The state of graduates literacy levels is shoking and both my colleegs agrree that there maths isn't much better."
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
T. S. Eliot