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    The actions of each dancer were scrutinized with great care and any little mistake noted and remembered. The strain upon a dancer was consequently so great that when a fine dancer died soon after a feast it was said, “The peoples’ looks have killed him.”
    Merle Colby, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.
    —Frank Moore Colby (1865–1925)