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In England only uneducated people show off their knowledge; nobody quotes Latin or Greek authors in the course of conversation, unless he has never read them.
According to Victorian novels these girls ought to be desperately unhappy; but they do not read Victorian novels and they are quite content.
Everybody can write; even among professional writers the percentage of those who can write is as high as 12.37. Everybody can write but only a few people can read and that makes the job a shade more difficult.
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There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife — a tyrannical midwife.
February 15, 1912
August 30, 1987
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