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The plot was most interesting. It belonged to no particular age, people, or country, and was perhaps the more delightful on that account, as nobody's previous information could afford the remotest glimmering of what would ever come of it.
Charles Dickens (1812–1870), British novelist. Nicholas Nickleby, ch. 24, p. 304 (1839).
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