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I’ll Tell It Or Not As I Damned Please – “The Maltese Falcon” – Dashiell Hammett

June 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Fiction, Noir

“You’ll tell it to me or you’ll tell it in court,” Dundy said hotly. “This is murder and don’t you forget it.”

“Maybe. And here’s something for you to not forget, sweetheart. I’ll tell it or not as I damned please. It’s a long while since I burst out crying because policemen didn’t like me.”

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