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Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe
To be thoroughly conversant with a Man's heart, is to take our final lesson in the iron-clasped volume of despair.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1845), U.S. poet, critic, short-story writer. repr. In Essays and Reviews (1984). Marginalia, Southern Literary Messenger (Richmond, Va., June 1849).
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