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Where can this long sentence ending with "won't find it here" be found in "Death in the Afternoon"?

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Humorous quote about some minor indiscretion leading to a major crime

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Identify Source of Quote on Running Out of Breath and Commas

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"There are three sorts of people: those who are alive, those who are dead, and those who are at sea." Did Aristotle really say this?

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"It might be for years, and it might be for ever," - What is the original novel this quote appeared in?

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