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  • Worse still, spirits of the noblest strain, like Edith and Bonduca, suddenly break out into the same fishwifery, and rail with an excess of epithet that is as repulsive as it is picturesque.
    --Gamaliel Bradford, Jr., 1908, "Beaumont and Fletcher", The Atlantic Monthlyā€ˇ 101: 131

    December 18, 2009