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Today's Highbrow Literary Thought

"It would have required the penetration of Œdipus or the Sphinx to have divined the irony the count concealed beneath these words, apparently uttered with the greatest politeness." –Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

Is it just me, or should you not use the words "Œdipus" and "penetration" in the same sentence? Especially with the word "parent" hidden in there as well…

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