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20 But if Mrs. Pollzoff was doing anything forbidden by the

20 But if Mrs. Pollzoff was doing anything forbidden by the laws of the United States, she gave no sign of it during the hours which followed. Her glasses swept the water as they had every other day, and if … Continue reading

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“You are not so fed up on Mrs. Pollzoff that you want to

“You are not so fed up on Mrs. Pollzoff that you want to get away from us all, are you?” he demanded. “No, of course not, but I was wondering what his plan was and what happened to it, if … Continue reading

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God?””Yes.””That’s a tall order.””Not so tall that you can’t reach.”

God?””Yes.””That’s a tall order.””Not so tall that you can’t reach.”My waiter appeared. I hesitated for a moment. I orderedtwo coffees. We introduced ourselves. His name was FrancisAdirubasamy. “Please tell me your story,” I said. “You must pay proper attention,” he … Continue reading

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Here’s to the Crazy OnesLee Clow, the creative director at

Here’s to the Crazy OnesLee Clow, the creative director at Chiat/Day who had done the great “1984” ad for the launch of the Macintosh, was driving in Los Angeles in early July 1997 when his car phone rang.   It … Continue reading

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It was dark and Merry could see nothing as he lay

It was dark and Merry could see nothing as he lay on the ground rolled in a blanket; yet though the night was airless and windless, all about him hidden trees were sighing softly. He lifted his head. Then he … Continue reading

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If Jobs was prepping for conciliation, it didn’t show in the

If Jobs was prepping for conciliation, it didn’t show in the choice of movie he wanted to see with Murray that night. He picked Patton, the epic of the never-surrender general. But he had lent his copy of   the … Continue reading

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Sculley’s wife was surprised to see him back in the middle

Sculley’s wife was surprised to see him back in the middle of the day. “I’ve failed,” he said to her forlornly. She was a volatile woman who had never liked Jobs or appreciated her husband’s infatuation with him. So   … Continue reading

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When Yü-ts’un heard their appeal, he flew into a fiery rage.

When Yü-ts’un heard their appeal, he flew into a fiery rage. “What!” he exclaimed. “How could a case of such gravity have taken place as the murder of a man, and the culprits have been allowed to run away scot-free, … Continue reading

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Pao-yü, having concluded his scrutiny of her, put on a smile and

Pao-yü, having concluded his scrutiny of her, put on a smile and said, “This cousin I have already seen in days gone by.” “There you are again with your nonsense,” exclaimed lady Chia, sneeringly; “how could you have seen her … Continue reading

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There was also a pair of scrolls consisting of black-wood

There was also a pair of scrolls consisting of black-wood antithetical tablets, inlaid with the strokes of words in chased gold. Their burden was this: On the platform shine resplendent pearls like sun or moon, And the sheen of the … Continue reading

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