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Cleveland Amory


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Cleveland Amory (September 2, 1917 – October 14, 1998) was an American author who devoted his life to promoting animal rights. He was perhaps best known for his books about his cat, named Polar Bear, whom he saved from the Manhattan streets on Christmas Eve 1977. The executive director of the Humane Society of the United States described Amory as "the founding father of the modern animal ... more »

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  • ''The New England conscience ... does not stop you from doing what you shouldn't—it just stops you from enjoying it.''
    Cleveland Amory (b. 1917), U.S. author. New York (May 5, 1980).
  • It used to be said that, socially speaking, Philadelphia asked who a person is, New York how much is he worth, and Boston what does he know. Nationally it has now become generally recognized that Bost...
    Cleveland Amory (b. 1917), U.S. author. The Proper Bostonians, ch. 1, Dutton (1947).
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