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1. "Stress is not the spice of life any more than arsenic is. And without it, you won't feel bored."
Author: Andrew Bernstein
2. "Doctor, what could you prescribe for Charlemund?" The doctor looked down his nose at the unconscious form of the arch-diocel. "Arsenic?" "Now, really. Something to give him a quality headache and a great deal of memory loss." "Cyanide."
Author: Brian McClellan
3. "Theophilus Crowe wrote bad free-verse poetry and played a jimbai drum while sitting on a rock by the ocean. He could play sixteen chords on the guitar and knew five Bob Dylan songs all the way through, allowing for a dampening buzz any time he had to play a bar chord. He had tried his hand at painting, sculpture, and pottery and had even played a minor part in the Pine Cove Little Theater's revival of Arsenic and Old Lace. In all of these endeavors, he had experienced a meteoric rise to mediocrity and quit before total embarrassment and self-loathing set in. Theo was cursed with an artist's soul but no talent. He possessed the angst and the inspiration, but not the means to create."
Author: Christopher Moore
4. "Cyanide is natural. So is arsenic."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
5. "Family, like arsenic, works best in small doses...unless you prefer to die."
Author: David Levithan
6. "Salcombe Hardy groaned: "How long, O Lord, how long shall we have to listen to all this tripe about commercial arsenic? Murderers learn it now at their mother's knee."
Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
7. "L'artGreen arsenic smeared on an egg-white cloth, Crushed strawberries! Come, let us feast our eyes."
Author: Ezra Pound
8. "You! You tricked me! I never want to see you or that bottle of liquid arsenic again!"I chucked the empty moonshine jug at him. Or tried to. It missed him by a dozen feet.He picked it up in astonishment. "You drank the whole bloody thing? You were only supposed to have a few sips!""Did you say that? Did you?" He reached me just as I felt the ground tip. "Didn't say anything. I've got those names, so that's all that matters, but you men…you're all alike. Alive, dead, undead—all perverts! I had a drunken pervert in my pants! Do you know how unsanitary that is?"Bones held me upright. I would have protested, but I couldn't remember how to. "What are you saying?""Winston poltergeisted my panties, that's what!" I announced with a loud hiccup."Why, you scurvy, lecherous spook!" Bones yelled in the direction of the cemetery. "If my pipes still worked, I'd go right back there and piss on your grave!"
Author: Jeaniene Frost
9. "Yes, she is." He looks at me, his face carved in pain. "She is dying, Sara. She will die, either tonight or tomorrow or maybe a year from now if we're really lucky. You heard what Dr. Chance said. Arsenic's not a cure. It just postpones what's coming."My eyes fill up with tears. "But I love her," I say, because that is reason enough."
Author: Jodi Picoult
10. "Important Tip: Avoid arsenic in any dishes. Seems that a dead guest has a way of putting a damper on a party. Go figure."
Author: Josie Brown
11. "Stop,' I tell her, stepping between her and the bag. 'Look what you're doing.' Jo gazes down at her hands as if they're not even attached to her body. She lowers them. She says, 'I've got a problem.''No shit,' I reply.Her head lolls back and I can see she's hurting. 'I made you coffee.' I tell her, thumbing at the mug on the picnic table. 'Extra strong.'She asks, 'Did you spike it with arsenic?''We're all out,' I answer. 'Unfortunately, all I could find was Excerdrin."
Author: Julie Anne Peters
12. "Nitre, vitriol, cinnabar, alum, salt ammoniac, sublimated mercury, rock salt, alcali salt, common salt, rock alum, alum schist, arsenic, sublimate, realgar, tartar, orpiment, verdegris."
Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
13. "Arsenic sticks around and today it's easily found after death if somebody thinks of looking for it, because the problem with arsenic, it isn't looked for in the common tests for drugs."
Author: Michael Baden
14. "That was after Napoleon died because there is still a controversy as to whether Napoleon was poisoned with arsenic. And the French say the British did it and the British say the French did it, but he died before the test for arsenic was available."
Author: Michael Baden
15. "Jane: "Missy was not so subtly reminding me that she had done something nice for me and here i was being rude when all she was asking me to do was attend a nice party. This was the way southern women worked all peaches & cream laced with arsenic."
Author: Molly Harper
16. "The sun sets, the strange clouds glowing eerily like a full moon laced with arsenic and occult warnings. Eternity stretches out her mocking red carpet, hinting at the long lonely walk of regret I have ahead of me."
Author: Poppet
17. "We have increased conservation spending, enacted legislation that enables us to clean up and redevelop abandoned brownfields sites across the country, and implemented new clean water standards that will protect us from arsenic."
Author: Sue Kelly
18. "A wave of Time hangs motionless on this particular shore.I notice a tree, arsenical grey in the light, or the slowWheel of the stars, the Great Bear glittering colder than snow,And remember there was something else I was hoping for."
Author: Theodore Roethke

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