"And they provide a good deal of insulation, of course."
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"Pardon me, would you mind passing the ketchup?"
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"We'd like to use one of your front windows."
"Clay, I wish you'd shoot something for over the mantel."
"Then he said that people are supposed to forget conventions in times like these."
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"I don't believe I care for anything, thank, you. I'm just in their car pool."
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"No, it's not for Bundles for Britain. Guess again."
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"Look that way! From the ground you can look up."
"Well, good luck, Herman!"
"Did you ring, Sir?"
"Now, this model not only plays fifty records but it changes them, turns them over, and gives you a brief comment on each by Deems Taylor."
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A couple lie in bed
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"We're simplifying our lives."
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"Well, good evening ,Mrs. Roosevelt."
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"It's practically impossible to heat this damned place."
"How old is a Major?"
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"Somebody ought to tell him that 'poor'Yorick' gag wasn't even funny the first time he pulled it."
"I hope you'll be sure to tell the Führer it was a long block."
A family admire the Washington Square Arch.
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"He's about my height but he doesn't have my build."
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"O.K., now Reed, Bruno, Parker & Van Patten, Inc., followed by Hanover, Norris, Upham, Wallace & Peck."
"I dread to think what would happen if it fell into the hands of an unscrupulous person."
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"No open toes. I have a puppy."
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