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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.
         
   
F
The only infallible rule we know is, that the man who is always talking about being a gentleman never is one.

R
More people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice.
A
Three things I never lends - my 'oss, my wife, and my name.
N
I'll fill hup the chinks wi' cheese.
K
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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