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"It was impossible not to get on with Jim, Ted would say, he was so affadaptable, and euphoric to the point, sometimes, of imbecility, perhaps as a result of graduating in Business English and Human Relations in a School of Management run on American lines." Apr 25, 2014 06:07AM

 
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"Speaker, is this minister content to sit and do nothing while the people of this Province are beaten, burned, robbed, raped, and killed in her sight? Does she want to be a Minister of Justice or a chamberlain in the court of misrule?" Apr 19, 2014 04:02AM

 
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MJ Nicholls is on page 140 of 258 of The Black Book: “Hilda’s big toe, left over from the evening’s entertainment, posted above the bedrail to rot away through eternity, like a traitor’s head on London Bridge. Or Perez whimpering on the table among the students while the current ran like vinegar up his anus. (Rabelais’s curse: May the fire of St. Anthony fly up thy fundament).”
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Fionnuala is on page 165 of 320 of Verbivoracious Festschrift Volume One: Interviewer: There is a nice pun in "Self-confrontation and the Writer". You say biography is always bifography, as if to say that any attempt at truth always ends up in a fog, a false construction.
CB-R: Oh yes, I'd forgotten that. It's nice to have critics who come and remind one of the things one wrote many years ago.
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Fionnuala is on page 416 of 720 of Finnegans Wake: Now whim the sillybilly Gracehoper had jingled through ajungle of love anddebts and jangled through ajumble of life indoubts afterworse, wetting with the bimblebeaks, driking with nautonects, bilking with durrydunglecks and horing after ladybirdies, he fell just as sieck asasexton and tantoo pooveroo quanta churchprince, not one pickopeck of muscowmoney to baga tittlebitsof beebread! O moyBog, he contrited with melan
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