David Hines (hradzka) wrote,
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Richard Harding Davis, on giving his Spanish minders the slip while covering the war in Cuba:

. . . as I had seen Mr. Gillette in "Secret Service" only seventeen times before leaving New York, I knew just what to do, which was to smoke all the time and keep cool. The latter requirement was somewhat difficult, as Ciego de Avila is a hotter place than Richmond. Indeed, I can only imagine one place hotter than Ciego, and I have not been there.
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