Edgar Allan Poe

January 18, 1809 – October 6, 1849
American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.
Edgar Allan Poe

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I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity

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I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
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Edgar Allan Poe

January 18, 1809 – October 6, 1849
American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream

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All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
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Edgar Allan Poe

January 18, 1809 – October 6, 1849
American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.

We loved with a love that was more than love

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We loved with a love that was more than love.
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Edgar Allan Poe

January 18, 1809 – October 6, 1849
American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many

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Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
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Edgar Allan Poe

January 18, 1809 – October 6, 1849
American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.

I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends will call it

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I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends will call it.
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Edgar Allan Poe

January 18, 1809 – October 6, 1849
American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.

I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched

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I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.
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Edgar Allan Poe

January 18, 1809 – October 6, 1849
American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.

Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see

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Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.
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Edgar Allan Poe

January 18, 1809 – October 6, 1849
American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.

Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute

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Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.
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Edgar Allan Poe

January 18, 1809 – October 6, 1849
American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.

Never to suffer would never to have been blessed

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Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.
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Edgar Allan Poe

January 18, 1809 – October 6, 1849
American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.

Words have no power to impress the mind

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Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
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Edgar Allan Poe

January 18, 1809 – October 6, 1849
American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.
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