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The Shyness Of T E Lawrence: Alan Bennett

Shyness had always been a disease with him, and it was shyness and a longing for anonymity that made him disguise himself. Clad in the magnificent white silk robes of an Arab prince, with in his belt the short curved, … Continue reading

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Pride: J B Priestley

Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself. J B Priestley 1894-1984 All About Ourselves and Other Essays The illustration is copyright: ostill via … Continue reading

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