Heaven- A Gated Community
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"I see you've flown around the world in a plane, and settled revolutions in Spain. Around a golf course you're under par. Metro-Goldwyn has asked you to star. Very impressive, I must admit, but we're looking for someone with marketing experience."
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"I'd love to invite you in, but I need some time to digest everything you told me about the Ottoman Empire."
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"Well! I'm already pre-disapproved for a credit card."
"I was sent down to the minors and from there to Europe, and one thing just led to another."
"See that? He's the kind of peasant I detest."
Brief Summer Fling
"I'm sorry, but Mr. Barclay is not putting up with people like you anymore."
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"You know very well what subscription forms."
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"O.K. How about I throw in a necklace, too?"
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"You've made me very happy, but now I want to be miserable again."
A WRITER GETS THE NEWS
Gentlemen Without Caps Will Not be Served
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"I'm sorry, Mother, we don't respond to telephone solicitations."
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Rejected Spice Girls.
"'Bad dog, bad dog,' she said. 'We should have gotten a cat."
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"I'm sorry, Herbert, but you're no longer part of the story I want to tell about myself."
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"This is a very important book. In fact, it's too important to publish."
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"It's a remarkable write, but not an irresistible read."
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"I fear there are only so many bamboo metaphors the average reader can tolerate."
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"Don't cry, Mom. Lots of parents have children who didn't get into their first-choice college, and they went on to live happy, fulfilled lives."
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"Oh, I'll give you that- we had a few laughs."
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"By the way, HarperCollins decided your book did not warrant publication."
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