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Quotation by Kingsley Amis
Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in.
Kingsley Amis (b. 1922), British novelist. One Fat Englishman, ch. 3 (1963).
Roger Micheldene, "a shortish fat Englishman of forty," musing over a particularly heavy lunch. For the probable inspiration of this, see Connolly on obesity.
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