used to jokeand it wasn't much of an exaggeration that a story Iwould
mail tothe NewYorker inthemorning would be back with
its concise, slighting rejection slip in the afternoon mail
that same day.
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Iwould rather be anopportunist and float, thango tothe bottom with my
principles around my neck.
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