Queen's Remembrancer quotes

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When your house is on fire, you can't be bothered with the neighbors. Or, as we say in chess, if your king is under attack you don ...
This is the village where the funeral
Stilted its dusty march over deep ruts
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There is no such thing as "the Queen's English." The property has gone into the hands of a joint stock company and we own the bulk ...
In the drawing room [of the Queen's palace] hung a Venus and Cupid by Michaelangelo, in which, instead of a bit of drapery, the pa ...
The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.
Much ado there was, God wot,
He would love and she would not.
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A man can be a hero if he is a scientist, or a soldier, or a drug addict, or a disc jockey, or a crummy mediocre politician. A man ...
1992 is not a year I shall look back on with undiluted pleasure. In the words of one of my more sympathetic correspondents, it has ...
The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things which matter for a nation--th ...
Now their separate characters are briefly these. The man's power is active, progressive, defensive. He is eminently the doer, the ...
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