Proust orders from the cart.
"Nobody told me that world domination could be so complicated."
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"We can be proud of our little Attila. He has totally absorbed the Hun ethic."
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"'Cogito, ergo sum' is all very well for you, but what about me?"
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"Damn it! Ask something on the Franco-Prussian War!"
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"Let me give you a lesson in American history: James Madison never intended the Bill of Rights to protect riffraff like you."
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"I think he was a celebrity."
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"The British are probably coming, but it's been a busy week and they aren't feeling a hundred per cent and they'll text later."
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"Astronomy did so start out as a guy thing."
Lenin, Anticipating His Arrival at Finland Station, Sees His Baggage Taken Off at Beloostrov.
"Your Majesty, my voyage will not only forge a new route to the spices of the East but also create over three thousand new jobs."
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Vlad The Impaler's Descendants,
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Although Tall Enough to Play Basketball, Had There Been such a Thing, the Emperor Charlemagne Was the Son of King Pepin the Short
"He didn't do squat for cats."
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The Jaye Edgar Hoover Building
Joan of Arc Is Revealed To Be A Woman
"Which team does Frederick Douglass play for?"
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"Just because you're Attila the Hun, Dad, doesn't mean I have to be Attila the Hun."
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Distractions Of The Great
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"I'm telling you we don't have absinthe. How about a white wine?"
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"Crazy bastard thinks he's Napoleon."
"They should open the files - Lenin never said all those crazy things attributed to him."
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Ivan the Terrible with Names