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Edgar Allan Poe
(1809-1849) born on
Jan 19
US poet, short-story writer. He is famous for his mysterious, macabre stories and poems, e.g., "The Gold Bug," 1843 and "The Raven," 1845.
         
   
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It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.

R
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.
A
It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.
N
The true genius shudders at incompleteness -- and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not every thing it should be.
K
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Pioneer Magazine," 1 Mar 1843.
R: From an Internet collection of quotations.
A: "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," 1841.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "Marginalia," in "Southern Literary Messenger" (Richmond), Jul 1849.
   


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