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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.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.
It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.
The true genius shudders at incompleteness -- and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not every thing it should be.
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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