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R. S. Surtees
(1805-1864) born on
May 17
English author. He was the creator of Mr. Jorrocks, the sporting grocer, who was one of the great comic characters of English literature.
The only infallible rule we know is, that the man who is always talking about being a gentleman never is one.

More people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice.
Three things I never lends - my 'oss, my wife, and my name.
I'll fill hup the chinks wi' cheese.
He was a gentleman who was generally spoken of as having nothing a-year, paid quarterly.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Ask Mamma, Ch. 1
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Hillingdon Hall, Ch. 33
N: Handley Cross, Ch. 1
K: Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour, Ch. 24

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