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  • …to me when a boy, frequently repeated a proverb of Solomon, "Seest thou a man diligent in his calling, he shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men," I from thence considered industry as a means of obtaining wealth and distinction, which encourag’d me, tho’ I did not think that I should ever literally stand before kings, which, however, has since happened; for I have stood before five, and even had the honor of sitting down with one, the King of Denmark, to dinner.

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  • He hopes Denmark will lead the world in adaptation of all-electric cars.
  • Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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