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ANTON PAVLOVICH CHEKHOV (ANTON PAVLOVICH TCHEHOV)
Russian dramatist and short story writer
(1860 - 1904)
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It's been a long time since I've had champagne.
      - [Wine and Spirits]

One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
      - [Success]

There is no national science just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science.
      - "Mysli o Nauke Kishinev" by V.P. Ponomarev
        [Science]

Early one morning in July a shabby covered chaise, one of those antediluvian chaises without springs in which no one travels in Russia nowadays, except merchants' clerks, dealers and the less well-to-do among priests, drove out of N., the principal town of the province of Z., and rumbled noisily along the posting-track.
      - The Steppe (ch. 1),
        a short story (Contance Garnett translation)
        [Books (First Lines)]


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