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1. "So you're saying you do want to sleepwith me?""Given the fact that I just took my millionthcold shower since I've moved in here andI have to constantly recite the GettysburgAddress and The Bill of Rights in my headwhen I'm around you? Yeah, I'd say so.Why, you want me, too?"
Author: Chelsea M. Cameron
2. "It wasn't by accident that the Gettysburg address was so short."
Author: Ernest Hemingway
3. "Same difference," he said. "The South lost and the North won. Abraham Lincoln came and gave the Emancipation Proclamation.""The Gettysburg Address," Mrs. Anderson said. "The Emancipation Proclamation was delivered six months before the battle."He gave an exaggerated sigh. "Who's giving the report here?"She waved her hand. "Proceed then.""Like I said, the North won. The slaves were all freed. Hurrah, hurrah. The end."
Author: J.M. Darhower
4. "People of a television culture need "plain language" both aurally and visually, and will even go so far as to require it in some circumstances by law. The Gettysburg Address would probably have been largely incomprehensible to a 1985 audience."
Author: Neil Postman
5. "The people who visit the [Lincoln] memorial always look like an advertisement for democracy, so bizarrely, suspiciously diverse that one time I actually saw a man in a cowboy hat standing there reading the Gettysburg Address next to a Hasidic Jew. I wouldn't have been surprised if they had linked arms with a woman in a burka and a Masai warrior, to belt out ‘It's a Small World After All,' flanked by a chorus line of nuns and field-tripping, rainbow-skinned schoolchildren"
Author: Sarah Vowell

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