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Quotation of the Day for December 10, 2009
`We are a dynastic fam'ly. Aristocratic British stock. Traditional values. We obey the landowners' creed. If it's attractive you shoot it, if it's ugly you marry it....
'We knew what was expected of us in those days,' he was saying. `Have a herd of children, marry the daughters into money, stick the bright sons in business, the dim ones in the Church and the mad ones in the army.'
- Christopher Fowler, in the novel Seventy-Seven Clocks.
Submitted by: Lynn Kisilenko
Dec. 1, 2009
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