Quotation by Max Beerbohm

As a teacher, as a propagandist, Mr. Shaw is no good at all, even in his own generation. But as a personality, he is immortal.
Max Beerbohm (1872–1956), British author. "A Cursory Conspectus of G.B.S.," Around Theatres (1924).

Closing words of essay written in 1901. Shaw was Beerbohm's predecessor as dramatic critic on the London weekly, Saturday Review.
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