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On close inspection, this device turned out to be a funereal juke box - the result of mixing Lloyd's of London with the principle of the chewing gum dispenser.
San Francisco is perhaps the most European of all American cities.
Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
After twenty annual visits, I am still surprised each time I return to see this giant asparagus bed of alabaster and rose and green skyscrapers.
Intelligent and alert, wistful but enthusiastic, frank yet tactful, assured without conceit and tender without sentimentality.
Milwaukee and its environs provided a gray landscape, drawn with hard lines and great attention to detail.
In appearance Dior is like a bland country curate made out of pink marzipan.
Of Christian Dior
Miss Marilyn Monroe calls to mind the bouquet of a fireworks display, eliciting from her awed spectators an open-mouthed chorus of ohs and ahs...
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Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
January 14, 1904
January 18, 1980
Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre.
The Glass of Fashion (1954)
Indian Diary & Album
Ashcombe: The Story of a Fifteen-year Lease (1949)
Portrait of New York (1948)
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