Quotation by Robert Benchley

I am both a public and a private school boy myself, having always changed schools just as the class in English in the new school was taking up Silas Marner, with the result that it was the only book in the English language that I knew until I was eighteen—but, boy, did I know Silas Marner!
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. Chips Off the Old Benchley, "Ding-Dong, School Bells," Harper & Brothers (1949).
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