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The House of Mirth
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  • Come along, and I’ll give you a nip of brandy, and you can toast yourself over the fire and try some of my new Egyptians—that little Turkish chap at the Embassy put me on to a brand that I want you to try, and if you like ’cause I’ll get out a lot for you: they don’t have ’cause here yet, but I’ll cable."

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  • The Iranian students took over the U.S. embassy.
  • Surely the embassy would be able to get Mahtob and me out of here, if only I could find some way to contact a sympathetic official.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter

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