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The naturalistic literature of this country has reached such a state that no family of characters is considered true to life which does not include at least two hypochondriacs, one sadist, and one old man who spills food down the front of his vest.
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. Love Conquers All, "Family Life in America," Henry Holt (1922).
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