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Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe
The best chess-player in Christendom may be little more than the best player of chess; but proficiency in whist implies capacity for success in all these more important undertakings where mind struggles with mind.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1845), U.S. poet, critic, short-story writer. The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841).
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