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Sunday, 26 August 2012

Combe Florey Thoughts and Anecdotes, Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh,  18 July 1961. A few of the thoughts that Waugh had jotted down over the years, and transcribed in Combe Florey, Somerset (The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, ed Michael Davie, 1976):

We are all American at puberty; we die French.

Doppelg√§ngers don't recognise one another.

Politicians thrive by concealing the price-tags. 

Where are you dying tonight?


A paragraph from "Decline and Fall" (yes, we are amused):






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