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All Quiet on the Western Front
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • His thoughts still linger over the clear evenings in autumn, the Sundays in the heather, the village bells, the afternoons and evenings with the servant girls, the fried bacon and barley, the care-free hours in the ale-house— He can't part with all these dreams so abruptly; he merely growls: "What silly questions you do ask.  (not reviewed by editor)

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