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Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

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Solitude is a sad thing, with no heart to which to confide your griefs.

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I'd like to see you do it in eighty days.

- Mr. Stuart, Reform Club Member

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I see that it is by no means useless to travel, if a man wants to see something new.

- Passepartout

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A true Englishman doesn’t joke when he is talking about so serious a thing as a wager.

- Phileas Fogg

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As for seeing the town, the idea never occurred to him, for he was the sort of Englishman who, on his travels, gets his servant to do his sightseeing for him.

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“Why, you are a man of heart!" "Sometimes," replied Phileas Fogg, quietly. "When I have the time.”

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It may be taken for granted that, rash as the Americans are, when they are prudent there is good reason for it.

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He lived alone, and, so to speak, outside of every social relation; and as he knew that in this world account must be taken of friction, and that friction retards, he never rubbed against anybody.

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“Monsieur is going to leave home?" "Yes," returned Phileas Fogg. "We are going round the world.”

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If to live in this style is to be eccentric, it must be confessed that there is something good in eccentricity

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The artistic thing is, to unmask honest countenances; it's no light task, I admit, but a real art.

- Detective Fix

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The chance which now seems lost may present itself at the last moment.

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