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Quotation by Margaret Halsey
I doused the fatal instrument with lightning promptitude, but it was a good seven minutes before the last indignant handkerchief had folded its wings and gone back to its reticule and the last manufactured cough died protestingly away.
Margaret Halsey (b. 1910), U.S. author. "20 June," pt. 2, With Malice Toward Some (1938).
On smoking in a London hotel.
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