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Evelyn Waugh
(1903-1966) born on
English novelist. He is regarded by many as the most brilliant satirical novelist of his day; wrote "Brideshead Revisited."
         
   
F
We schoolmasters must temper discretion with deceit.

R
The human mind is inspired enough when it comes to inventing horrors; it is when it tries to invent a Heaven that it shows itself cloddish.
A
What is youth except a man or woman before it is ready or fit to be seen?
N
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
K
Professional reviewers read so many bad books in the course of duty that they get an unhealthy craving for arresting phrases.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Dr. Fagan, in "Decline and Fall," pt. 1, ch. 2, 1928..
R: "Ambrose, in Put Out More Flags," ch. 1, sct. 7, 1942.
A: In "A Little Order: A Selection from His Journalism," ed. Donat Gallagher, 1981.
N: "The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh," 26 Mar 1962.
K: In "A Little Order: A Selection from His Journalism," ed. Donat Gallagher, 1981.
   


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