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Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe
TRUE!—nervous—very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad?
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), U.S. author. The narrator, in "The Tell-Tale Heart," The Pioneer (1843).
Conflicted by occulted guilt, defensiveness and pride.
Surprise me with a
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