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Philip Guedalla
(1889-1944) born on
Mar 12
English historian, writer. His historical works include "The Hundred Days," 1934 and "The Hundred Years," 1936.
Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport, and it is [as] unfair as only sport can be.

I had always imagined that Cliché was a suburb of Paris, until I discovered it to be a street in Oxford.
Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history, on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary, and on the west by tedium.
History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Art of Biography" "MD," by Robin Maugham, Mar 1980.
R: "Supers and Supermen,} "Some Historians," 1920.
A: In a NY "Times" article by Hugh Leonard, 23 Nov 1980.
N: In "Observer" (London), 3 Mar 1929.
K: "Supers and Supermen,} "Some Historians," 1920.

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