Saint Paul-Without-The-Walls, Rome. Author: Herbert Weber, Hildesheim. Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Wikimedia Commons.

15 April 2021

Acerbicness Rules O.K.



Winston Churchill.
Photograph by Yousuf Karsh, 1941.
Illustration: BRITANNICA.COM

“I am enclosing two tickets
to The First Night of my new Play.
Bring a friend.
If you have one”.
(George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill)

“Cannot possibly attend First Night.
Will attend Second.
If there is one”.
(Winston Churchill to George Bernard Shaw)

3 comments:

  1. Thank You, Dante Peregrinus, for your welcome Comment.

    One thing about “Winnie”, he was always memorable.

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  2. No doubt. After Gallipoli, one would figure “Winnie” was not a man to be trifled with—Even in a duel of ripostes.

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