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'Tis no extravagant arithmetic to say, that for every ten jokes, thou hast got an hundred enemies; and till thou hast gone on, and raised a swarm of wasps about thine ears, and art half stung to death by them, thou wilt never be convinced it is so.Sterne, Laurence
Excerpt from The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman · This quote is about jokes and jokers · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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