„When I want to use a quotation, I can very seldom do it properly, as the difficulty arises where to look for it in order to work it up.“

—  Thomas Dewar, livro A Ramble Round the Globe, A Ramble Round the Globe, Ch. I, pub. Chatto and Windus, London (1894)
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