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Quotation by Robert Benchley
Just why I, out of 3,000,000 users of the Free Public Library in 1919 (2,573,591 of whom pencilled vitriolic comments in the margins of the books), should have been elected to do this work is still a great mystery to my family.
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. The New York World (newspaper) (February 9, 1920). The World and the 20's, p. 23, ed. James Boylan, Dial Press (1973).
From his debut column as a New York World book reviewer.
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