Bonhomie Is Not Enough: Robert Morley


The best waiters, like the best lovers, are Latins. What the Englishman, the American, and for that matter the Australian, lack in technique both in bedroom and banqueting hall, they attempt unsuccessfully to cover up with bonhomie. Alas, there is more to laying a table or a lady than high spirits.

Robert Morley

The illustration is ‘Renganeschi’s Saturday Night‘ (1912) by John French Sloan 1871-1951 uploaded to Wikimedia by  Krscal

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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