"Why can't you be more like little Hester Prynne? She's getting straight A's."
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"Need a crony?"
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"I get it!"
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A woman has an "A+" scarlet letter.
"Dude! I am so not prepared for this!"
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"I shall require many menservants."
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"How about some little pads and pencils?"
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"Temperatures are expected to rise throughout the day, sir. May we remove our frock coats?"
"The public is tiring of unfair attacks."
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"Frankly, it's no better or worse than any other form of government."
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Don Quixote is recorded by Sancho Panza.
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"You tell him that you ﬁnd the ﬂag offensive."
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"Must 'More dungeons' always be the answer?"
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How the Northwest Was Won.
"The chicken is for this year's taxes. The egg is my estimated for next year."
"At least the peasants are fat and happy."
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"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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"Where's my second cup of coffee?"
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A Native American making smoke signals consults index cards.
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"Your remote control, sire."
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"Go down there and make them laugh."
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"They look happy."
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