|#6394||A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining|
and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
-- Mark Twain
|#6395||A classic is something that everyone wants to have read|
and nobody wants to read.
-- Mark Twain, "The Disappearance of Literature"
|#6396||A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!|
-- Wm. Shakespeare, "Henry VI"
|#6397||A hundred years from now it is very likely that [of Twain's works] "The|
Jumping Frog" alone will be remembered.
-- Harry Thurston Peck (Editor of "The Bookman"), January 1901.
|#6398||A is for Apple.|
-- Hester Pryne
|#6399||A kind of Batman of contemporary letters.|
-- Philip Larkin on Anthony Burgess
|#6400||A light wife doth make a heavy husband.|
-- Wm. Shakespeare, "The Merchant of Venice"
|#6401|| A man was reading The Canterbury Tales one Saturday morning, when his|
wife asked "What have you got there?" Replied he, "Just my cup and Chaucer."
|#6402||... A solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg who looked like he|
was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity.
-- Mark Twain
|#6403||A Tale of Two Cities LITE(tm)|
-- by Charles Dickens
A lawyer who looks like a French Nobleman is executed in his place.
The Metamorphosis LITE(tm)
-- by Franz Kafka
A man turns into a bug and his family gets annoyed.
Lord of the Rings LITE(tm)
-- by J.R.R. Tolkien
Some guys take a long vacation to throw a ring into a volcano.
-- by Wm. Shakespeare
A college student on vacation with family problems, a screwy
girl-friend and a mother who won't act her age.
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