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The Great Canadian Novel
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"I'm sorry, Susie, but right now we're not in the market for a 'kiss and tell' book."
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"I should like to buy a handgun while it is still legal," said Alice very gently.
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"I've read all the great books. They weren't that great."
"Wherever you go, there you are."
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"Look alive, Proust, you're next."
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"A writer? Fantastic! I wish I had time to write."
The Seven Dwarfs After Therapy
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"They've remained remarkably faithful to the text."
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"Poor dear, she's just discovered all these years she's been the muse for a plagiarist."
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"All of my work deals with the theme of exclusion."
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Tarzan Of The Cranes
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"There's the pressure from my public, naturally, as well as the pressure from my publisher, my agent, and all that. But the real pressure comes from that devil inside that makes me different from other men, that makes me a writer. But, of course, you know all about pressure, grinding out those papers at Sarah Lawrence."
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"Young Robert Frost"
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"You usually don't see the classics wash up on the beach these days."
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Summer reading for the family.
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"Whoever pulls it out becomes King of Britain, but Phil licked the handle, so..."
"It's a cow thing. You wouldn't understand."
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"Mrs. Halper, do you really want me to grant you this divorce? Mr. Halper informs me that passages from 'The Velveteen Rabbit' were read at your wedding ceremony."
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"Polly want to abandon speaking of herself in the third person."
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"We blew a fuse."
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"Come on—Somebody try to catch me! Anybody?"
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"Great money scenes!"
"Yes, I can remember when it was nothing but forest land as far as you could see."
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"I do believe that story gets more 'n' more interesting every time I hear it, Mr. Van Winkle! Why, a natural born performer like yourself couldn't help but make a wonderful Father Christmas in this year's pageant!"