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What most men desire is a virgin who is a whore. >>
Herman Melville was as separated from a civilized literature as the lo >>
Criticism should not be querulous and wasting, all knife and root-pull >>
The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them. >>
Post-modernism has cut off the present from all futures. The daily med >>
Hardly a book of human worth, be it heaven's own secret, is honestly placed before the reader; it is either shunned, given a Periclean funeral oration in a hundred and fifty words, or interred in the potter's field of the newspapers back pages.