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Women And Cynicism: Somerset Maugham

No man in his heart is quite so cynical as a well-bred woman Somerset Maugham A Writer’s Notebook, 1896 (published  1949) The image is by Jules Joseph Lefebvre by Wikimedia.

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Praise: Donagh O’Shea

Real praise finds it hard to breathe today. We are in a culture of increasing distrust and cynicism. There is much to distrust, it’s true, but this atmosphere is extremely corrosive. Imagine sitting down to a meal with a group … Continue reading

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Cynicism: Wells and Meredith

Cynicism is humour in ill-health H G Wells (1866-1946) Cynicism is intellectual dandyism George Meredith (1828-1909) The illustration is © Patrick Breig | View Portfolio  via Wikimedia

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