Quotation by Stevie Smith

This Englishwoman is so refined
She has no bosom and no behind.
Stevie Smith (1902–1971), British poet, novelist. "This Englishwoman," A Good Time Was Had By All (1937).

The title of Stevie Smith's first book of poems is given as the original source of the expression "A good time was had by all" in Eric Partridge, A Dictionary of Catch Phrases, ed. Paul Beale (1985).
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