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Christine
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"I don’t have time to write you a short letter, so I’m writing you a long one instead." -- Mark Twain

I ran across this today while brushing up on my query letter how to and thought I'd share.


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Even earlier than Mr.Clemens:
“I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time.” Blaise Pascal, Lettres Provinciales, XVI

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