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A. P. Herbert
(1890-1971) born on
Sep 24
English statesman, author. He was a member of parliament, 1935-50; wrote "Secret Battle," 1919.
         
   
F
A highbrow is the kind of person who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.

R
The concept of two people living together for 25 years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
A
The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose.
N
Let's find out what everyone is doing,
And then stop everyone from doing it.
K
It's hard to say why writing verse
Should terminate in drink or worse.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Mr. Haddock, a witness, in Uncommon Law, "Is 'Highbrow' Libellous?" (1935).
R: News Chronicle," 1940
A: Mr. Justice Plush, in Uncommon Law, "Is Fox-Hunting Fun?" (1935).
N: Let's Stop Somebody."
K: Punch," 'Lines for a Worldly Person'
   


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