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(RQ:Shakespeare King Lear)
1864 November 21, Abraham Lincoln (signed) or John Hay, letter to Mrs. Bixby in Boston
- I feel how weak and fruitless must be any words of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming.
To cause (time) to seem to pass quickly, by way of pleasant diversion.
(RQ:Conrad Heart of Darkness)