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Wilkie Collins
(1824-1889) born on
Jan 08
English novelist. He wrote mystery novels "Moonstone," 1868 and "The Woman in White," 1860.
         
   
F
The future of English fiction may rest with this Unknown Public -- a reading public of three millions which lies right out of the pale of true literary civilization -- which is now waiting to be taught the difference between a good book and a bad.

R
Peace rules the day where reason rules the mind.
A
"I am not against hasty marriages, where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate income."
N
I am (thank God) constitutionally superior to reason.
K
This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Fiction and the Reading Public," by Leavis, 1932.
R: In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997.
A: "No Name," Sc. iv. Ch. 8.
N: In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997.
K: "The Woman in White," 1860.
   


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