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Quotations

From ‘Far To Go’ by Noel Streatfeild

From the children’s book ‘Far To Go’, by Noel Streatfeild, most famous for her book ‘Ballet Shoes’ and its sequels, featuring the Fossil sisters. Continue reading

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Ah! What is man?

“Ah! What is man? Wherefore does he why? Whence did he whence? Whither is he withering?” Dan Leno

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Sir Max Beerbohm

‘No actor of our time deserved immortality as well as he’ Sir Max Beerbohm

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Sir Max Beerbohm

‘It seemed miraculous how Dan Leno contrived to make you see before you the imaginary persons with whom he conversed… Continue reading

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The Times

‘He could hardly walk, and certainly never dance, without raising a smile, but he had a hundred different ways of walking and dancing, each appropriate to the person he was representing.’ The Times

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Sir Max Beerbohm

“Here was a man unlike anyone else we had ever seen… Continue reading

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