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Max Beerbohm
(1872-1956) born on
Aug 24
English essayist, caricaturist, parodist. The Incomparable Max wrote many elegant essays; the novel "Zuleika Dobson" 1911, and a pictorial volume of caricatures.
         
   
F
Beauty and the lust for learning have yet to be allied.

R
Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.
A
When hospitality becomes an art, it loses its very soul.
N
To give an accurate and exhaustive account of that period would need a far less brilliant pen than mine.
K
The loveliest face in all the world will not please you if you see it suddenly eye to eye, at a distance of half an inch from your own.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Zuleika Dobson," Ch. 7.
R: "And Even Now," "Quia Imperfectum," 1920.
A: "Hosts and Guests," 1920.
N: "The Yellow Book," vol. 4, "1880," 1895.
K: "Zuleika Dobson."
   


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