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Quotation by Thomas Appleton
Good Americans, when they die, go to Paris.
Thomas Appleton (1812–1884), U.S. author. Quoted in The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, ch. 6, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (1858).
The saying also found its way into Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, ch. 3 (1891) and A Woman of No Importance, act 1 (1893).
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