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Definition of Quotation

  QUOTATION   noun
The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. The words erroneously repeated.
  Intent on making his quotation truer,
  He sought the page infallible of Brewer,
  Then made a solemn vow that we would be
  Condemned eternally.  Ah, me, ah, me!

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The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911


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