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Zuleika Dobson by Max Beerbohm
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May 16, 2012

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Quite funny tale of a deadly woman who attracts universal adoration from all young men, but who can love no man but the man who does not love her. Tragedy ensues. The story is told with elegant wit and outrageous neglect of the rules of probability--altogether amusing.

I wish a professor would use this quotation as his email signature: "Generations of undergraduates had said that Oxford would be all very well but for the dons. Do you suppose that the dons had had no answering sentiment?"
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The Power of Words Nice quote! Just wondering if you sympathize with the students. (Seeing you are of their multitude)

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