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Quotation by Dudley Nichols
No sense bein' in a hurry about cuttin' a body's finger off. Here have another.... Need another jug before cuttin'.
Dudley Nichols (1895–1960), U.S. screenwriter, and Howard Hawks. Zeb Calloway (Arthur Hunnicut), The Big Sky, encouraging Jim Deakins (Kirk Douglas) to have a drink before his finger is amputated (1952).
From The Novel by A.P. Gu.
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