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Quotation by Raymond Chandler
I am ... by tradition and long study a complete snob. P. Marlowe and I do not despise the upper classes because they take baths and have money; we despise them because they are phony.
Raymond Chandler (1888–1959), U.S. author. letter, Jan. 7, 1945, to editor Dale Warren. Raymond Chandler Speaking (1962).
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