Quotation by O. Henry

Turn up the lights; I don't want to go home in the dark.
O. Henry [William Sydney Porter] (1862–1910), U.S. short-story writer. Quoted in O. Henry Biography, ch. 9, Charles Alphonso Smith (1916).

Last words, quoting a 1907 song by Harry Williams.
Surprise me with a
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