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H. L. Mencken
(1880-1956) born on
Sep 12
US editor, satirist. He is known for his biting satire, insults, and debunking in "The American Mercury," 1924-33.
All government, in its essence, is a conspiracy against the superior man.

Thousands of American women know far more about the subconscious than they do about sewing.
Poetry is a comforting piece of fiction set to more or less lascivious music.
No man is genuinely happy, married, who has to drink worse gin than he used to drink when he was single.
If after I depart this vale, you ever remember me, and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Smart Set, 1919
R: Prejudices."
A: Prejudices," 'The Poet and his Art'
N: Prejudices," 'Reflections on Monogamy'
K: Rd, 11/1/1975, his last words

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