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William Plomer
(1903-1973) born on
Dec 10
S. African-British man of letters. His writings covered many genres: poetry, novels, short stories, anti-racist essays, memoirs, and even opera librettos.
         
   
F
On a sofa upholstered in panther skin
Mona did researches in original sin.

R
It is the function of creative men to perceive the relations between thoughts, or things, or forms of expression that may seem utterly different, and to be able to combine them into some new forms -- the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.
A
Creativity -- the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.
N
Patriotism is the last refuge of the sculptor.
K
When her guests were awash with champagne and with gin,
She was recklessly sober, as sharp as a pin.
An abstemious man would reel at her look,
As she rolled a bright eye and praised his last book.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Mews Flat Mona."
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "Peter's Quotations," by Laurence J. Peter, 1977.
N: Attributed.
K: "Slightly Foxed, or The Widower of Bayswater," verse 7, in Collected Poems, "London Ballads and Poems," 1960.
   


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