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Martin Joseph Routh

I think sir, since you care for the advice of an old man, sir, you will find it a very good practice, always to verify your references, sir!

Martin Joseph Routh

(Routh’s last words, upon collapsing after taking a heavy book down from his library shelf, were reported to be: “A worthless volume, sir! A worthless volume!”)

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September 20, 2013 at 7:30 am

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