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Quotation by Herbert Beerbohm, Sir
Never say a humorous thing to a man who does not possess humour. He will always use it in evidence against you.
Herbert, Sir Beerbohm (1853–1917), British actor-manager. Quoted in Hesketh Pearson, Beerbohm-Tree, ch. 12 (1956).
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