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Washington Irving
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon (1819–1820)
Karl Marx
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Paraphrased. Original: "Hegel says somewhere that that great historic facts and personages recur twice. He forgot to add: “Once as tragedy, and again as farce.” " From: "The 18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte by Karl Marx" (1852)

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