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#6394A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining
and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
-- Mark Twain
#6395A classic is something that everyone wants to have read
and nobody wants to read.
-- Mark Twain, "The Disappearance of Literature"
#6396A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!
-- Wm. Shakespeare, "Henry VI"
#6397A hundred years from now it is very likely that [of Twain's works] "The
Jumping Frog" alone will be remembered.
-- Harry Thurston Peck (Editor of "The Bookman"), January 1901.
#6398A is for Apple.
-- Hester Pryne
#6399A kind of Batman of contemporary letters.
-- Philip Larkin on Anthony Burgess
#6400A light wife doth make a heavy husband.
-- Wm. Shakespeare, "The Merchant of Venice"
#6401 A man was reading The Canterbury Tales one Saturday morning, when his
wife asked "What have you got there?" Replied he, "Just my cup and Chaucer."
#6402... A solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg who looked like he
was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity.
-- Mark Twain
#6403A Tale of Two Cities LITE(tm)
-- by Charles Dickens

A lawyer who looks like a French Nobleman is executed in his place.

The Metamorphosis LITE(tm)
-- by Franz Kafka

A man turns into a bug and his family gets annoyed.

Lord of the Rings LITE(tm)
-- by J.R.R. Tolkien

Some guys take a long vacation to throw a ring into a volcano.

Hamlet LITE(tm)
-- by Wm. Shakespeare

A college student on vacation with family problems, a screwy
girl-friend and a mother who won't act her age.
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