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Quotation by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
What a comfort a dull but kindly person is, to be sure, at times! A ground-glass shade over a gas-lamp does not bring more solace to our dazzled eyes than such a one to our minds.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894), U.S. writer, physician. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, ch. 1 (1858).
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