Tag Archives: Scandal

Superfluous Advice: Dorothy Parker

Should they whisper false of you, Never trouble to deny; Should the words they say be true, Weep and storm and swear they lie. Dorothy Parker Superfluous Advice Advertisements

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Newspapers: Rose Macaulay

You should always believe all you read in the newspapers, as this makes them so much more interesting. Rose Macaulay 1881-1958 A Casual Commentary (1926) The image is copyright: Volodymyr Leus via Shutterstock If she were writing today, Rose would … Continue reading

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Gossip

Love and Scandal are the best Sweeteners of Tea. Henry Fielding Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people. Hector Hugh Munro (Saki) The illustration is Afternoon Tea Party (1891). Drypoint, color aquatint, and gold … Continue reading

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