Quotes

11 November 2014
He has left off reading altogether, to the great improvement of his originality.
11 November 2014
I have been trying all my life to like Scotchmen, and am obliged to desist from the experiment in despair.
11 November 2014
A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
11 November 2014
Nothing puzzles me more than time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less, as I never think about them.
11 November 2014
The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street.
11 November 2014
But cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
11 November 2014
The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.
11 November 2014
The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.
11 November 2014
In everything that relates to science, I am a whole Encyclopaedia behind the rest of the world.
11 November 2014
Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever lays one down without a feeling of disappointment.

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