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folly Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about folly
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“He had a weak point–this Fortunato...”
Edgar Allan Poe
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The Cask of Amontillado
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“In painting and gemmary, Fortunato, like his countrymen, was a quack–but in the matter of old wines he was sincere.”
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“The man wore motley. He had on a tight-fitting parti-striped dress, and his head was surmounted by the conical cap and bells.”
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″‘You jest,’ he exclaimed, recoiling a few paces. ‘But let us proceed to the Amontillado.‘”
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“The best known folly that the villagers carried out involved a cuckoo. They appeared to be so captivated by the cuckoo’s song that they decided to trap it as it sat in a bush. This they did by building a fence round the bush. As there was no roof, the bird simply flew away!”

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