„This very night I am going to leave off Tobacco! Surely there must be some other world in which this unconquerable purpose shall be realized.“

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„This very night I am going to leave off Tobacco!“

—  Charles Lamb English essayist 1775 - 1834

Surely there must be some other world in which this unconquerable purpose shall be realized.
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