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Quotation by Samuel Butler
My thoughts: They are like persons met upon a journey—I think them very agreeable at first, but soon find, as a rule, that I am tired of them.
Samuel Butler (1835–1902), British author. First published in 1912. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 52, E.P. Dutton & Company (1951).
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