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In most writers, style is a welcome, an invitation, a letting down of the drawbridge between the artist and the world. Shaw had no time for such ruses. Unlike most of his countrymen, he abominated charm, which he regarded as evidence of chronic temperamental weakness.
A good drama critic is one who perceives what is happening in the theatre of his time. A great drama critic also perceives what is not happening.
There, standing at the piano, was the original good time who had been had by all.
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The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right; the spirit of liberty is the spirit which seeks to understands the minds of other men and women.
April 2, 1927
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