Cyril Connolly Quote

The shock, for an intelligent writer, of discovering for the first time that there are people younger than himself who think him stupid is severe.


Enemies of promise and other essays: an autobiography of ideas (ed. 1960)

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The shock, for an intelligent writer, of discovering for the first time that there are people younger than himself who think him stupid is severe.

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The shock, for an intelligent writer, of discovering for the first time that there are people younger than himself who think him stupid is severe.

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The shock, for an intelligent writer, of discovering for the first time that there are people younger than himself who think him stupid is severe.

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The shock, for an intelligent writer, of discovering for the first time that there are people younger than himself who think him stupid is severe.