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Paul Morphy
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from Paul Morphy's speech at the New York Chess Club Testimonial held in his honor, May 25, 1859.
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William Butler Yeats
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As quoted in: "The New York Times Biographical Service, Volume 26" (1995), p. 1417
Virgil
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The Aeneid, I. 207. As quoted in "The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign Languages", compiled by Jehiel Keeler Hoyt, Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1896, p. 730
Josh Billings
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Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings (Carleton, 1871), p. 28, Chapter VIII
Paulo Freire
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As quoted in: Che Guevara, Paulo Freire, and the Pedagogy of Revolution, edited by Peter McLaren, Rowman & Littlefield, 2000 - ISBN: 9780847695331
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Born: June 22, 1837

Bio: Paul Charles Morphy was an American chess player. He is considered to have been the greatest chess master of his era and an unofficial World Chess Champion. He was a chess prodigy. He was called The Pride and Sorrow of Chess because he had a brief and brilliant chess career, but then retired from the game while still young.

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