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Quotation by Raymond Chandler
I needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I needed a vacation, I needed a home in the country. What I had was a coat, a hat and a gun.
Raymond Chandler (1888–1959), U.S. author. Philip Marlowe, in Farewell, My Lovely, ch. 34 (1940).
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