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I think those Southern writers [William Faulkner, Carson McCullers] have analyzed very carefully the buildup in the South of a spe ...
Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words? He thinks I don't know the ten-dollar words. I know them all ...
These two men, seemingly so different in their public attitudes--Faulkner hugged his private life, Hemingway made his into a natio ...
Agnes: A half-smart guy, that's what I always draw. Never once a man who's smart all the way around the course. Never once.
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Carmen: You're cute. I like you.
Philip Marlowe: What you see is nothing. I got a Balinese dancing girl tattooed across my ch
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Eddie: Who are you soldier?
Philip Marlowe: Marlowe's my name. I'm a private detective.
You like orchids?... Nasty things. Their flesh is too much like the flesh of men, their perfume has the rotten sweetness of corrup ...
You're looking, sir, at a very dull survivor of a very gaudy life. Crippled, paralyzed in both legs. Very little I can eat, and my ...
This was Pharaoh, direct descendent of our deity Amon, god of the sun, who rules the heavens as Pharaoh rules the earth. Again, he ...
Three million of such stones would be needed before the work was done. Three million stones of an average weight of 5,000 pounds, ...
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