Great Men: Max Beerbohm

Max_Beerbohm,_Vanity_Fair,_1897-12-09Great men are but life-sized. Most of them, indeed, are rather short.

Max Beerbohm

As you can see from this illustration, I think, Max Beerbohm himself was on the short side. One thinks of Napoleon and other fuehrers who were also diminutive. On the other hand, it is said that no American president has ever been less than six foot tall.


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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