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"Two out of three."
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The Piano Dreams Of Home
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Duke of Wellington
"You were really great out there!"
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"Of course, in those conservative Victorian days I kept it hidden away in the attic."
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston
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Fitness Club Founded in 1892
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A Victorian lion chair is given a tail.
"I wish you would make up your mind, Mr. Dickens. Was it the best of times or was it the worst of times? It could scarcely have been both."
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Boy whistling at crackers.
"You're a demanding little chap. The nearest telephone is in the next century."
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'I remember when you used to look for answers using your astute powers of deduction.'
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'The Colonoscopy of Dorian Gray'
'I got a government grant to convert it back into a workhouse for the unemployed.'
"I predict that men's fashions will remain relatively stable throughout the next century and a half, whereas women's will evolve continuously, and with the speed and illogic of a juiced-up tribe of rampaging Darwinian monkeys."
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
'Our new Finance Director, Ebenezer, tells me he can start immediately on identifying areas where we can make cuts.'