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O. Henry
(1862-1910) born on
Sep 11
US short-story writer, journalist. William Sidney Porter was a prolific writer of short stories with surprise endings, e.g., "The Gift of the Magi."
You can't appreciate home till you've left it, money till it's spent, your wife till she's joined a woman's club, nor Old Glory till you see it hanging on a broomstick on the shanty of a consul in a foreign town.

If man knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they'd never marry.
She plucked from my lapel the invisible strand of lint (the universal act of woman to proclaim ownership).
A burglar who respects his art always takes his time before taking anything else.
Whenever he saw a dollar in another man's hands he took it as a personal grudge, if he couldn't take it any other way.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Sixes and Sevens," "Makes the Whole World Kin," 1911.
R: "Memoirs of a Yellow Dog," in "The Four Million," 1906.
A: "Strictly Business," "A Ramble in Aphasia," 1910.
N: "Sixes and Sevens," "Makes the Whole World Kin," 1911.
K: "The Octopus Marooned."

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