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'Every man at the bottom of his heart believes that he is a born detective.'

'The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them'

'Without humility there can be no humanity.'

Born in Perth, Perthshire
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Wives are like gilt-edged stocks. The more you have, the greater your dividends. - Rex Harrison
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Battle of Bannockburn - 1314, Battle of Sluys - 1340, First Recorded Tynwald Day - 1417, Punch Invents the Cartoon - 1843, Mersey Tunnel Opens - 1971, The Humber Bridge Opens to Traffic - 1981
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