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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.
         
   
F
Human wandering through the zoo
what do your cousins think of you.

R
Poetry is what Milton saw when he went blind.
A
I get up in the morning with an idea for a three-volume novel and by nightfall it's a paragraph in my column.
N
We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors, and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with.
K
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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