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Quotation by Lewis Carroll
"My ancestors were all famous for military genius."
My Lady smiled graciously. "It often runs in families," she remarked: "just as a love for pastry does."
Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898), British author, mathematician, clergyman. My Lady and the Baron, Sylvie and Bruno, Macmillan (1889).
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