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Jerome K. Jerome
(1859-1927) born on
May 02
English author. His warm, unsatirical, and unintellectual humour won him wide following, e.g., "Three Men in a Boat", 1889.
We drink one another's health and spoil our own.

If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest.
If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby "it."
But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.
The shy man does have some slight revenge upon society for the torture it inflicts upon him. He is able, to a certain extent, to communicate his misery. He frightens other people as much as they frighten him.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow," 'On Eating and Drinking'
R: Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow."
A: Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, "On Babies" (1889).
N: Three Men in a Boat," Ch. 3
K: Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, "On Being Shy" (1889).

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