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Three of the best book quotes about blackmail
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“Do that,” Grandma said. “And one more thing. You give Effie Wilcox back her house, free and clear. It wasn’t worth nothing anyway—apart from its historical value.” “Mrs. Dowdel, that’s not business,” the banker said. “That’s blackmail.” “What’s the difference?” Grandma said.
Richard Peck
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A Long Way from Chicago
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Grandma Dowdel
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business
self-determination
blackmail
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“Why would you want to mail out a bunch of tapes blaming you in a suicide? You wouldn’t. But Hannah wants us, those of us on the list, to hear what she has to say. And we’ll do what she says if only to keep them away from the people not on the list.”
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“The demand of the loveless and the self-imprisoned that they should be allowed to blackmail the universe: that till they consent to be happy (on their own terms) no one else shall taste joy: that theirs should be the final power; that Hell should be able to veto Heaven.”

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