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King Henry VII
"Damn it! Ask something on the Franco-Prussian War!"
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John Maynard Keynes
Joan of Arc Is Revealed To Be A Woman
Duke of Wellington
'Listen, I'm sure janitorial work is fascinating, and it's very generous offer... it's just that we're pretty selective about whose papers we archive here at Harvard.'
"They should open the files - Lenin never said all those crazy things attributed to him."
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Lenin, Anticipating His Arrival at Finland Station, Sees His Baggage Taken Off at Beloostrov.
Who's Who, Who's Not
Compare Things To Hitler
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'Billy The Kid?! Only name folks gonna remember from here on is Jimmy The Risk Averse, buddy...'
Although Tall Enough to Play Basketball, Had There Been such a Thing, the Emperor Charlemagne Was the Son of King Pepin the Short
Vlad the Employer
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Attila the Hun reborn in a Rabbit's body. Perforce harmless - Belgium 1951
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In his later years, Sam Houston's poor recollection doomed his memoirs.
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"We can be proud of our little Attila. He has totally absorbed the Hun ethic."
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"'Cogito, ergo sum' is all very well for you, but what about me?"
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"Astronomy did so start out as a guy thing."
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The Jaye Edgar Hoover Building
"Crazy bastard thinks he's Napoleon."
"He didn't do squat for cats."
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"Let me give you a lesson in American history: James Madison never intended the Bill of Rights to protect riffraff like you."
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"I think he was a celebrity."
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