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Faith! he must make his stories shorter or change his comrades once a quarter.
Anecdotes
Jonathan Swift

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It is not the voice that commands the story: it is the ear.
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Italo Calvino

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Life is too short for a long story.
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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The history of a soldier's wound beguiles the pain of it.
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Laurence Sterne

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To have frequent recourse to narrative betrays great want of imagination.
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Lord Chesterfield

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When a man fell into his anecdotage it was a sign for him to retire from the world.
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Benjamin Disraeli

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Your tale, sir, would cure deafness.
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William Shakespeare

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