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A father is the one friend upon whom we can always rely. In the hour of need, when all else fails, we remember him upon whose knees we sat when children, and who soothed our sorrows; and even though he may be unable to assist us, his mere presence serves to comfort and strengthen us.
He was as yet not sufficiently experienced in ruffianism to know that one villain always sacrifices another to advance his own project; he was credulous enough to believe in the old adage of honor amongst thieves.
Women never confess; even when they seemingly resign themselves to such a course, they are never sincere.
Alas! we must suffer ourselves before we can feel for others.
A woman scoffs at evidence. Show her the sun, tell her it is daylight, at once she will close her eyes and say to you, "No, it is night.
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There are two golden rules for an orchestra: start together and finish together. The public doesn't give a damn what goes on in between.
November 9, 1832
September 28, 1873
Émile Gaboriau was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction.
Monsieur Lecoq (1868)
L'Affaire Lerouge (1866)
The Mystery of Orcival (1867)
The Count's Millions
The widow Lerouge (1873)
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