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Christopher Columbus
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The Age of Innocence
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  • Nobody ever HAD built above Fortieth Street—no, says I, nor above the Battery either, before Christopher Columbus discovered America.
  • Do you suppose Christopher Columbus would have taken all that trouble just to go to the Opera with the Selfridge Merrys?

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  • The term "pre-Columbian" is in reference to Christopher Columbus.
  • Then she begins: The waitress with the big fat hips who pays the rent with taxi tips … says nobody in town will kiss her on the lips because… because she looks like Christopher Columbus!
    Sandra Cisneros  --  The House on Mango Street

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