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Conan Doyle on the Need to Contribute to Posterity

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I should dearly love that the world should be ever so little better for my presence. Even on this small stage we have our two sides, and something might be done by throwing all one’s weight on the scale of breadth, tolerance, charity, temperance, peace, and kindliness to man and beast. We can’t all strike very big blows, and even the little ones count for something.

Arthur Conan Doyle, The Stark Munro Letters (1894)

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