Max Beerbohm

It seems to be a law of nature that no man, unless he has some obvious physical deformity, ever is loth to sit for his portrait.

Max Beerbohm

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Georg Buchner I'll know how to die with courage that is easier than living.
Victor Hugo Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
John Tyler So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good will and friendship will be sedulously cultivated with all nations.
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Max Beerbohm

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