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Hemingway - "The Garden of Eden" “You’ll ache. And you’re going to love it. It will crush you. And you’re still going to love all of it." His sensual descriptions of food are amazing...

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Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway was one of the more famous lovers of polydactyl cats, after being first given a six-toed cat by a ship's captain. Upon Hemingway's death in 1961, his former home in Key West, Florida, became a museum and a home for his cats, and it currently houses approximately fifty descendants of his cats (about half of which are polydactyl).

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Books that shaped America

"There is only now and if now is only two days, then two days is your life and everything in it will be in proportion."

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Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough....Ernest always had death as the ending...I guess that is really fitting when you think about it.

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15 Favorite Books for Men ~ Real Men, Real Favorites

He lay flat on the brown, pine-needled floor, his chin on his folded arms, and high overhead the wind blew in the tops of the pine trees. -- For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway

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"Once writing has become your major vice and greatest pleasure, only death can stop it." ~ Hemingway

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Death in the Afternoon

Camper English, a San Francisco–based writer, developed this adaptation of a classic drink recipe to showcase the use of absinthe, but Ernest Hemingway gets credit for the recipe. His advice, circa 1935: "Pour one jigger absinthe into a Champagne glass. Add iced Champagne until it attains the proper opalescent milkiness. Drink three to five of these slowly." We recommend drinking fewer than five. You may also try pouring the absinthe on top instead—some brands of absinthe will floa...