Hector Hugh Munro

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Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 13 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirised Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story and often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. Influence ...

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11 November 2014

Children with Hyacinth's temperament don't know better as they grow older; they merely know more.

11 November 2014

We all know that Prime Ministers are wedded to the truth, but like other wedded couples they sometimes live apart.

11 November 2014

No one has ever said it, but how painfully true it is that the poor have us always with them.

11 November 2014

He spends his life explaining from his pulpit that the glory of Christianity consists in the fact that though it is not true it has been found necessary to invent it.

11 November 2014

Poverty keeps together more homes than it breaks up.

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Francis Golding 24 July 2020

According to a newspaper clipping, there was an article called " Beauty - Its relation to life" by Saki in the June-July 1924 issue of " Poetry" , published by Merton Press. I have not seen this.

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Zaib Ahmed 18 September 2019

He is a Great writer

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