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cool_pooja

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Posted: 26 March 2008 at 6:10am | IP Logged

Finally after alot of time we are having another Contest! Big smile Please guys i expect you all to participate so to start it off, im giving an easy contest! Big smile

All you have to do is guess who from which book has the quote been taken from and who is the author of the book.. Simple.. Answers are to posted in the thread itself and as soon as we get the winning answer, the topic will be closed and the winner will get a special prize in the next week's COTW! Big smile

So this week quote is..

"...history is like a bloodstain that keeps on showing on the wall no matter how many new owners take possession, no matter how many times we paint over it."

So start guessing and posting! Big smile Everyone is allowed to participate EXCEPT me! Big smile

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Posted: 26 March 2008 at 9:13am | IP Logged
Tax Inspector, sorry I have forgotten the author. Havent read the book, bu vaguely recall having read something like that in the synopsis while I was leafing through it.

NXT:
"I had my birthday party on Sunday afternoon. The Rin Tin Tin movie was a big hit with my classmates. I got two brooches, a bookmark and two books. I'll start by saying a few things about my school and my class, beginning with the students."

---From one of the most heart rendering tales ever.

Edited by lucky_lakshmi - 26 March 2008 at 9:13am

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Posted: 26 March 2008 at 10:24am | IP Logged
Originally posted by cool_pooja

So this week quote is..

"...history is like a bloodstain that keeps on showing on the wall no matter how many new owners take possession, no matter how many times we paint over it."

Its from the book from 30 Days in Sydney.The Author is Peter Carey.

 

next quote-"There is no religion without love, and people may talk as much as they like about their religion, but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to man and beast it is all a shame..."

 



Edited by MiniRulz - 26 March 2008 at 4:31pm

cool_pooja

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Posted: 26 March 2008 at 10:36am | IP Logged
Originally posted by MiniRulz

Originally posted by cool_pooja

So this week quote is..

"...history is like a bloodstain that keeps on showing on the wall no matter how many new owners take possession, no matter how many times we paint over it."

Its from the book from 30 Days in Sydney.The Author is Peter Carey.

Yup. Thats the right answer. Now if you want u can give another quote for the next person to let this contest continue and wen we give the gift, we can give it to all those people who have guessed the quotes right.Smile

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