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Elinor Glyn
(1864-1943) born on
Oct 17
English novelist, short-story writer. She was known for her highly romantic tales with luxurious settings and improbable plots; wrote "Three Weeks," 1907; "It," 1927; and "Did She?," 1934.
         
   
F
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

R
A madness of tender caressing seized her. She purred as a tiger might have done, while she undulated like a snake.
A
He had that nameless charm, with a strong magnetism, which can only be called "It.''
N
American husbands are the best in the world; no other husbands are so generous to their wives, or can be so easily divorced.
K
Would you please publish the enclosed manuscript or return it without delay, as I have other irons in the fire.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989.
R: "Three Weeks," 1907.
A: "It;" the movie made from Glyn's 1927 novel.
N: In "20,000 Quips and Quotes" by Evan Esar, 1968.
K: Note which she attached to a manuscript submission; it was returned with instructions to "Put this with your other irons."
   


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