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"Then," I said, "you have been making a miscalculation, and the letter is not upon the premises, as you suppose."
Edgar Allan Poe, The Purloined Letter
He refuses to do any copying; he refuses to do any thing; he says he prefers not to; and he refuses to quit the premises.
Herman Melville, Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street

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