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When red-headed people are above a certain social grade their hair is
- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
I feel for Adam and Eve now, for I know how it was with them....The Garden
of Eden I now know was an unendurable solitude. I know that the advent
of the serpent was a welcome change--anything for society.
- Mark Twain, a Biography
...heaven for climate; hell for society.
- Tammany and Croker speech
We may not doubt that society in heaven consists mainly of undesirable
- Mark Twain's Notebook, 1902-1903
There are no common people except in the highest spheres of society.
- quoted in Abroad with Mark Twain and Eugene Field, Fisher
by Charles N. Flagg
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