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1. "The Danube is not blue, as Karl Isidore Beck calls it in the lines which suggested to Strauss the fetching, mendacious title of his waltz. The Danube is blond, 'a szöke Duna', as the Hungarians say, but even that 'blond' is a Magyar gallantry, or a French one, since in 1904 Gaston Lavergnolle called it Le Beau Danube blond. More down to earth, Jules Verne thought of entitling a novel Le Beau Danube jaune. Muddy yellow is the water that grows murky at the bottom of these [the Strudlhof] steps."
Author: Claudio Magris
2. "Verse is the natural speech of men, as singing is of birds'The Week's Survey, 18 June 1904"
Author: Edward Thomas
3. "Leslie Stephen died in 1904. In that year his children retreated to Wales for a period and then travelled in Italy. Vanessa and Virginia went on to Paris, where they met up with Clive Bell. On returning to London, Virginia suffereda severe, suicidal breakdown."
Author: Jane Goldman
4. "I want to name one of my sons "For Sale." That way, not only would he make an excellent politician, but even after his death his children could benefit from his name through his headstone, which would read "For Sale: 904.555.4272."
Author: Jarod Kintz
5. "This author has nothing but imagination…there are people who claim that imagination has clearer and keener eyes than a wise, old mind."Translated from: Und Friede auf Erden, (1904) (And Peace on Earth)"
Author: Karl May
6. "Bill C-9 was supposed to be a budget bill, but it came with innumerable measures that had little or nothing to do with the nation's finances. It was, as critics put it, the advance of the Harper agenda by stealth, yet another abuse of the democratic process. The bill was a behemoth. It was 904 pages, with 23 separate sections and 2,208 individual clauses....As a Reform MP, [Stephen Harper] .... said of one piece of legislation that 'the subject matter of the bill is so diverse that a single vote on the content would put members in conflict with their own principles.' The bill he referred to was 21 page long -- or 883 pages shorter than the one he was now putting before Parliament."
Author: Lawrence Martin
7. "The nature of mind is the nature of everything" – Dudjom Rinpoche (1904 – 1987)"
Author: Loron Jon Stokes
8. "1904 was the year the American Food and Drug people took the cocaine out of Coca-Cola, which gave us an alcoholic and death oriented generation of Yanks ideally equipped to fight WW II."
Author: Thomas Pynchon

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