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    Take of this grain, which in my garden grows,
    —George Herbert (1593–1633)

    What is to be done with people who can’t read a Sunday paper without messing it all up?... Show me a Sunday paper which has been left in a condition fit only for kite flying, and I will show you an antisocial and dangerous character who has left it that way.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)