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Joyce Grenfell


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  • ''George—don't do that.''
    Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979), British actress, writer. Catch phrase (various sketches), GeorgeDon't Do That (1977).
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  • ''Progress everywhere today does seem to come so very heavily disguised as Chaos.''
    Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979), British actor, writer. "English Lit." Stately as a Galleon (1978).
  • ''They look quite promising in the shop; and not entirely without hope when I get them back into my wardrobe. But then, when I put them on they tend to deteriorate with a very strange rapidity and one feels so sorry for them.''
    Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979), British actor, writer. "Stately as a Galleon," English Lit (1978). Referring to clothes.
  • ''Stately as a galleon, I sail across the floor,
    Doing the military two-step, as in the days of yore.''
    Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979), British actress, writer. Stately as a Galleon (song), Stately as a Galleon (1977).

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