Stephen Leacock Quote

The Victorians needed parody. Without it their literature would have been a rank and weedy growth, over-watered with tears.


Humor and humanity: an introduction to the study of humor (ed. 1938)

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The Victorians needed parody. Without it their literature would have been a rank and weedy growth, over-watered with tears.

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The Victorians needed parody. Without it their literature would have been a rank and weedy growth, over-watered with tears.

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The Victorians needed parody. Without it their literature would have been a rank and weedy growth, over-watered with tears.

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The Victorians needed parody. Without it their literature would have been a rank and weedy growth, over-watered with tears.