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Famous quotes containing the words stove and/or cooking:

    Come a stove boat and a stove body when they will, for stave my soul, Jove himself cannot.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain.
    Fawn M. Brodie (1915–1981)