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Edgar Rice Burroughs

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    One is not astonished by cruelty in a hideous face, but when it touches the features of a goddess whose fine-chiselled lineaments might more fittingly portray love and beauty, the contrast is appalling.
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    "We are a non-productive race, priding ourselves upon our non-productiveness. It is criminal for a First Born to labour or invent. That is the work of the lower orders, who live merely that the First Born may enjoy long lives of luxury and idleness.
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    A long life has taught me that a man may seem weak where women and children are concerned and yet be anything but a weakling in the sterner avenues of life
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    In that little party there was not one who would desert another; yet we were of different countries, different colours, different races, different religions—and one of us was of a different world
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    Weakly I rose for the last time—my tortured lungs gasped for the breath that would fill them with a strange and numbing element, but instead I felt the revivifying breath of life-giving air surge through my starving nostrils into my dying lungs. I was saved
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    I could not chance causing her additional pain or sorrow by declaring a love which, in all probability she did not return
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    I do not know why I should fear death, I who have died twice and am still alive; but yet I have the same horror of it as you who have never died, and it is because of this terror of death, I believe, that I am so convinced of my mortality.
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    Fear is a relative term and so I can only measure my feelings at that time by what I had experienced in previous positions of danger
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    Yes, I was a fool, but I was in love, and though I was suffering the greatest misery I had ever known I would not have had it otherwise
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    From the beginning of time upon Barsoom it has been the prerogative of woman to change her mind as she listed and to dissemble in matters concerning her heart
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