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Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe
In spite of the air of fable ... the public were still not at all disposed to receive it as fable. I thence concluded that the facts of my narrative would prove of such a nature as to carry with them sufficient evidence of their own authenticity.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), U.S. author. The narrator's preface, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, Harper and Brothers (1838).
Experimenting with verisimilitude in the creation of hoaxes and fiction.
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