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Don Marquis
(1878-1937) born on
Jul 29
US journalist, poet, dramatist, humorist. He was a popular columnist of N.Y. "Sun" and "Tribune," and wrote "The Old Soak," 1921.
Human wandering through the zoo
what do your cousins think of you.

Poetry is what Milton saw when he went blind.
I get up in the morning with an idea for a three-volume novel and by nightfall it's a paragraph in my column.
We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors, and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with.
When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him 'whose?'
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: archy at the zoo, in archy and mehitabel (1927).
R: In E. Anthony, O Rare Don Marquis, ch. 11, 1962.
A: In E. Anthony, O Rare Don Marquis, ch. 6, 1962.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: quoted in Edward Anthony, 'O Rare Don Marquis'

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