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Quotation by Bernard Devoto
You can no more keep a martini in the refrigerator than you can keep a kiss there. The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth, and one of the shortest-lived.
Bernard Devoto (1897–1955), U.S. historian, critic. Harper's Magazine (New York, Dec. 1949).
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